Suction entrapment of an upper limb in a swimming pool.

Abstract

A 4-year-old boy was referred to the emergency unit of a tertiary hospital after suction entrapment of his arm in a swimming pool while he was bathing under maternal supervision. Water depth was 40 cm and his head was not submerged. Pool technicians were unable to switch off the suction system, so the pipe had to be removed by emergency personnel to enable… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/ped.12757

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@article{Fiao2015SuctionEO, title={Suction entrapment of an upper limb in a swimming pool.}, author={Rebeca Saborido Fia{\~n}o and Laura Illade Quinteiro and Sabela Fari{\~n}a Nogueira and Ana Ba{\~n}a-Souto and Alexandra Regueiro-Garc{\'i}a}, journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society}, year={2015}, volume={57 5}, pages={1049-50} }