Ten-year review of pediatric bathtub near-drownings: evaluation for child abuse and neglect.

Abstract

STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the risk factors associated with bathtub submersion injury and their relationship to child abuse and neglect. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. SETTING An urban children's hospital. PARTICIPANTS Any child sustaining a bathtub near-drowning over the 10-year period from 1982 to 1992. INTERVENTIONS None. RESULTS Twenty… (More)

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