Drowning in fresh or salt water: respective influence on respiratory function in a matched cohort study.

  title={Drowning in fresh or salt water: respective influence on respiratory function in a matched cohort study.},
  author={P. Michelet and Mario Dusart and L. Boiron and J. Marmin and T. Mokni and A. Loundou and M. Coulange and T. Markarian},
  journal={European Journal of Emergency Medicine},
INTRODUCTION For the most severe drowned patients, hypoxemia represents one of the major symptoms. As the influence of the type of water (fresh or salt water) on respiratory function is still unclear, the primary endpoint of this multicenter study was to compare hypoxemia according to the type of water. METHODS Medical records of adult patients who experienced a drowning event and were consequently admitted to 10 ICU for acute respiratory failure were analyzed retrospectively using data… Expand
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  • P. Michelet, F. Bouzana, +6 authors C. Ichai
  • Medicine
  • European journal of emergency medicine : official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine
  • 2017
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