Saturday, November 15, 2014

JEM Letter to The Editor

Here is our Letter to The Editor that will be published in The Journal of Emergency Medicine bringing attention to the misuse of the dated term "near-drowning".  (click link below to view)

More information on the definition of drowning and correct terminology can be found here:

Schmidt A, Sempsrott J. Near drowning and adult respiratory distress syndrome [Letter to Editor]. J Emerg Med. 2014. (Online)