Drowning deaths in rivers

Drowning deaths in rivers Forensic Sci Med Pathol (2017) 13:388–389 DOI 10.1007/s12024-017-9857-6 COMMENTARY 1,2 Roger W. Byard Accepted: 21 February 2017 /Published online: 11 March 2017 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017 Fear death by water drownings [4]. Strong currents create significant eddies and T.S. Eliot (1888–1965) The Wasteland Section IV vortexes that can suck swimmers under very quickly. Once a swimmer begins to sink, the descent to the bottom can occur “A man is said to be drowned when the access of the at- very rapidly (although movement down river may not be par- ticularly fast) [7, 8]. This explains reports of apparently strong mospheric air is cut off from the air-passages by any watery or pultaceous fluid into which his head has fallen and remained” swimmers suddenly disappearing beneath the surface. [1]. In a previous editorial, diagnostic issues surrounding such Swimmers in fresh water rivers also do not have the buoyancy drowning deaths were explored [2]. In this report, however, that they may be used to if they usually swim in the ocean. there is a specific focus on features of drowning deaths in In rivers that drop in height over a short distance there may rivers and how these differ http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png "Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology" Springer Journals

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media New York
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Pathology; Forensic Medicine; Criminology and Criminal Justice, general
ISSN
1547-769X
eISSN
1556-2891
D.O.I.
10.1007/s12024-017-9857-6
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Forensic Sci Med Pathol (2017) 13:388–389 DOI 10.1007/s12024-017-9857-6 COMMENTARY 1,2 Roger W. Byard Accepted: 21 February 2017 /Published online: 11 March 2017 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017 Fear death by water drownings [4]. Strong currents create significant eddies and T.S. Eliot (1888–1965) The Wasteland Section IV vortexes that can suck swimmers under very quickly. Once a swimmer begins to sink, the descent to the bottom can occur “A man is said to be drowned when the access of the at- very rapidly (although movement down river may not be par- ticularly fast) [7, 8]. This explains reports of apparently strong mospheric air is cut off from the air-passages by any watery or pultaceous fluid into which his head has fallen and remained” swimmers suddenly disappearing beneath the surface. [1]. In a previous editorial, diagnostic issues surrounding such Swimmers in fresh water rivers also do not have the buoyancy drowning deaths were explored [2]. In this report, however, that they may be used to if they usually swim in the ocean. there is a specific focus on features of drowning deaths in In rivers that drop in height over a short distance there may rivers and how these differ

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"Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology"Springer Journals

Published: Mar 11, 2017

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