Disease Information for Drowning/Near- drowning

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Facial edema/swelling
Blue lips
Chest Pain
Cyanosis
Pulse, thready
Skin cold/diffuse
Choking
Gagging
Swelling all extremities
Altered mental status Mental status change
Myoclonus/Myoclonic jerks on exam
Obtunded/poorly responsive status/signs
Sudden unconsciousness
Unconscious/Narcosis status
Agonal respiration
Breath Sounds Decreased
Bronchospasm signs
Consolidation left base/signs
Consolidation right base/on exam
Cough
Cough Relentless Severe Acute
Cyanosis Child
Cyanosis Newborn
Dullness to percussion lung base
Fremitus Vocal or Tactile Local increased
Localized dullness to percussion
Lung signs/abnormality
Painful cough
Rapid Breathing
Rhonchi/coarse rales
Shallow breathing
Signs of consolidation/chest
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Wheezing
Frequent Gagging Choking Clearing throat
Hoarseness
Low body temperature
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Patient/Neurofibromatosis
Patient/Suicidal
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Male
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
pO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
URINE Hemoglobin
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
Pulse oximetry/low O2 saturation
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Basilar infiltrate/Chest
Xray/Bilateral pulmonary infiltrates/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate, acute/Chest
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate/fibrosis/Chest
Xray/Lung consolidation/Chest
Xray/Whiteout/lung fields/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, respiratory
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Apnea
Asphyxia/suffocation
Asthma
Basal gangion lesion/secondary
Cardiac arrest
Coma/Unconscious
Drowning
Encephalopathy/postanoxic
Hemoglobinuria
Hemolysis anemia/acute/active
Hypothermia
Hypothermia induced arrhythmia
Hypothermia, accidental/exposure
Hypoxemia
Hypoxia, systemic
Lactic acidosis
Pneumonia
Pneumonia, bacterial
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Pneumonitis, secondary
Pseudallesceriasis/mycosis
Pulmonary edema/non-cardiogenic
Respiratory distress (adult) syndrome
Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Hypothermic
Pathophysiology/Hemolytic process/effect
Pathophysiology/Alveolar consolidation
Pathophysiology/Bronchospasm
Pathophysiology/Non-infectious alveolar consolidation
Pathophysiology/Opportunistic pneumonia
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Electromagnetic/physics trauma (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Oxygen
Other Treatments
TX/Intensive care management
TX/Position patient/Head low
Definition

Death that occurs as a result of anoxia or heart arrest, associated with immersion in liquid.

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