Ce que tous les parents doivent savoir sur la noyade à sec

Votre risque de noyade ne se termine pas lorsque vous quittez la piscine.

C'est quoi exactement?

Dry drowning occurs when somebody becomes ill or succumbs to their symptoms several hours after being submerged underwater and inhaling it through their mouth or nose, instead of in the moment like a typical drowning episode. When a person undergoes a submergent incident, there is a spasm of the vocal chords that causes them to shut, and they struggle to breathe against those closed chords. This creates negative pressure, which causes inflammation, and leads to fluid buildup in the lungs