Immersion, near-drowning and drowning.

@article{Golden1997ImmersionNA,
  title={Immersion, near-drowning and drowning.},
  author={Frank Golden and Michael J. Tipton and R C Scott},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1997},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={
          214-25
        }
}
or death. However, pulmonary complications may follow aspiration of water without cessation of breathing or loss of consciousness. Thus “near-drowning” should be defined as “survival, at least temporarily, after aspiration of fluid into the lungs”. The importance of the distinction between the two definitions is that aspiration of fluid may lead to later pulmonary complications, even in those 

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