6435Week8reply2.docx - Adrianne Thank you for a very informative post about this case study Some factors increase the risk of drowning include

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Adrianne, Thank you for a very informative post about this case study. Some factors increase the risk of drowning include inadequate supervision, the inability to swim, risk taking behavior, using alcohol or drugs, having a seizure disorder or having a developmental disorder. This child has a seizure disorder and developmental disorder which greatly increases his risk for drowning. The major determinants of a neurologic outcome are the duration of loss of consciousness and state of the patient at presentation. Hospital management include elevating the head of bed at
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  • Summer '17
  • Neurology, Seizure, developmental disorder

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