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Water Safety

 

​​​​​Drowning is a leading cause of injury-related death in children. In 2006, fatal drowning claimed the lives of approximately 1100 US children younger than 20 years. A number of strategies are available to prevent these tragedies. As ​educators and advocates, pediatricians can play an important role in the prevention of drowning.

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