Swimming is a popular outdoor activity associated with health concerns that range from minor to potentially life threatening. Worldwide, drowning remains the third leading cause of unintentional injury death, accounting for nearly 7%. Although issues like otitis externa (swimmer's ear) and waterborne infections are typically only a discomforting nuisance, they can be associated with significant morbidity and even mortality. With temperatures heating up and swimming on the rise, do you know key clinical information about water-related health concerns like drowning and infection? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
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Cite this: Richard H. Sinert. Fast Five Quiz: Drowning and Water-Related Health Concerns - Medscape - May 13, 2022.