Nonfatal drowning in children and young people in Queensland (Australia) 2002-2008

Wallis, B., Watt, K., Franklin, R., Nixon, J. A. and Kimble, R. (2010). Nonfatal drowning in children and young people in Queensland (Australia) 2002-2008. In: IP Safety 2010 abstracts. Safety 2010 World Conference, London, United Kingdom, (A138-A138). 21-24 September 2010. doi:10.1136/ip.2010.029215.494


Author Wallis, B.
Watt, K.
Franklin, R.
Nixon, J. A.
Kimble, R.
Title of paper Nonfatal drowning in children and young people in Queensland (Australia) 2002-2008
Conference name Safety 2010 World Conference
Conference location London, United Kingdom
Conference dates 21-24 September 2010
Proceedings title IP Safety 2010 abstracts   Check publisher's open access policy
Journal name Injury Prevention   Check publisher's open access policy
Place of Publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Publication Year 2010
Sub-type Published abstract
DOI 10.1136/ip.2010.029215.494
ISSN 1353-8047
1475-5785
Volume 16
Issue Supp 1
Start page A138
End page A138
Total pages 1
Language eng
Abstract/Summary Retrospective data on approximately 800 non fatal drowning events among children 0-19 years were collated from multiple sources (prehospital, emergency department, admitted patients). These data were supplemented by injury surveillance data. Preliminary analyses indicate that nonfatal drowning episodes occur in pools and spas in more than half (58%) of hospital admissions, followed by natural water bodies (12%) and bathtubs (10%).
Subjects 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
920409 Injury Control
111403 Paediatrics
Keyword Child
Prevention & control
Injury
Drowning
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Meeting Abstract: 0494

Document type: Conference Paper
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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Created: Mon, 07 Mar 2011, 15:50:06 EST by Belinda Wallis on behalf of Paediatrics & Child Health - RBWH