Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Dry Drowning: Know the Signs. #scuba #drydrowning #drowning #poolsafety

It sounds scary: A child can seem fine after getting out of a pool or body of water but then start to have trouble breathing an hour -- or up to 24 hours -- later. You'll worry a whole lot less once you know the signs of submersion injuries, and how to prevent them.


Adults, please see an emergency room if you aspirate water. Even though you may cough most of it out, there is a great risk for something very similar and even pneumonia.

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