Death from drowning


  • Means death from prevention of atmospheric air from entering the lungs caused by the submersion of the body in any fluid medium.
  • Submersion of mouth and nostrils alone with prevent the air from entering the respiratory tract.
  • Complex patho-physiological events occur.
  • May differ according to the fluid entering in to the lungs.
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