Neurological and phychometric studies in children surviving freshwater immersion accidents.

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A study of the neurological and intellectual sequelae of childhood near-drowning is reported. Results are from a total population study, without selection, of all freshwater immersion accidents in which consciousness was lost in the water. Such accidents affected 56 children in the city of Brisbane and environs over the period 1971-75. 54 of these children… (More)

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@article{Pearn1977NeurologicalAP, title={Neurological and phychometric studies in children surviving freshwater immersion accidents.}, author={John H. Pearn}, journal={Lancet}, year={1977}, volume={1 8001}, pages={7-9} }