Oxygen Deprivation from Near-Drowning Can Lead to Brain Damage

An estimated 5,000 children under 14 are hospitalized each year for near-drowning: up to 20% are left with severe neurological disabilities.

Published: September 2, 2014
Last updated: December 28, 2021

Link: https://health.choc.org/oxygen-deprivation-near-drowning-can-lead-brain-damage/