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Descriptor English: Drowning
Descriptor Spanish: Ahogamiento
Descriptor Portuguese: Afogamento
Descriptor French: Noyade
Entry term(s): Drownings
Tree number(s): C23.550.260.393
C26.304
N06.850.135.696
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004332
Scope note: Death that occurs as a result of anoxia or heart arrest, associated with immersion in liquid.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
DG diagnostic imaging
DI diagnosis
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VE veterinary
Related: Near Drowning MeSH
Resuscitation MeSH
DeCS ID: 4395
Unique ID: D004332
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Drowning - Preferred
Concept UI M0006811
Scope note Death that occurs as a result of anoxia or heart arrest, associated with immersion in liquid.
Preferred term Drowning
Entry term(s) Drownings



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