A scoping review of female drowning: an underexplored issue in five high-income countries

Abstract Background Drowning is a significant public health issue, with females accounting for one third of global drowning deaths. The rate of female drowning has not decreased within high-income countries and presentations to hospital have increased. This scoping review aimed to explore adult fema...

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Main Authors: Kym Roberts, Ogilvie Thom, Susan Devine, Peter A. Leggat, Amy E. Peden, Richard C. Franklin
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-06-01
Series:BMC Public Health
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10920-8