Characteristics of drowning victims in a surf environment: a 6-year retrospective study in southwestern France

Abstract Background Drowning is the third cause of non-intentional injury death worldwide. Beaches of Gironde, in southwestern France, are exposed to strong environmental conditions, leading to rip currents and shore breaks. Bathing season usually lasts from April to October and is supervised from J...

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Main Authors: Éric Tellier, Bruno Simonnet, Cédric Gil-Jardiné, Bruno Castelle, Marion Bailhache, Louis-Rachid Salmi
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-05-01
Series:Injury Epidemiology
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