Journal Articles

Analysis of paediatric drowning deaths in Washington State using the child death review (CDR) for surveillance: what CDR does and does not tell us about lethal drowning injury
L Quan, D Pilkey, A Gomez, E Bennett
Injury Prevention 2011; 17: i28-i33

Responding to a Request: Gender-Exclusive Swims in a Somali Community
E Moore, M Ali, E Graham, L Quan
Public Health Reports 2010; 125(1): 137-140.

Association between wearing a personal flotation device and death by drowning among recreational boaters: a matched cohort analysis of United States Coast Guard data
P Cummings, BA Mueller, L Quan
Injury Prevention 2010; doi:10.1136/ip.2010.028688

Beliefs and practices to prevent drowning among Vietnamese-American adolescents and parents
L Quan, B Crispin, E Bennett, A Gomez
Injury Prevention 2006; 12: 427-429.

Characteristics of drowning by different age groups
L Quan and P Cummings
Injury Prevention, 2003; 9: 163-168

Use of Washington state newspapers for submersion injury surveillance
J Baullinger, L Quan, E Bennett, P Cummings, and K Williams
Inj. Prev., Dec 2001; 7: 339 - 342.

Do parents value drowning prevention information at discharge from the emergency department?
Linda Quan, MD, Elizabeth Bennett, MPH, CHES, Peter Cummings, MD, MPH, Peter Henderson, Mark A. Del Beccaro, MD
Annals of Emergency Medicine April 2001, part 1. Volume 37. Number 4. p382 to p385

Evaluation of a drowning prevention campaign in King County, Washington
Elizabeth Bennett, Peter Cummings, Linda Quan, Frances Marcus Lewis
Injury Prevention, 1999;5:109-113

Trends in Unintentional Drowning: The Role of Alcohol and Medical Care
Peter Cummings, Linda Quan
Journal of the American Medical Association, June 16, 1999, Vol 281, No.23, pp. 2198-2202.

Are Life Vests Worn? A multiregional observational study of personal flotation device use in small boats
Linda Quan, Elizabeth Bennett, Peter Cummings, Michaela N. Trusty, Charles D. Treser
Injury Prevention, April 1998, Vol. 4: pp.203-205 

Ten-year study of pediatric drownings and near-drownings in King County, Washington: lessons in injury prevention
L Quan, EJ Gore, et al.
Pediatrics, Volume 83, Issue 6, pp. 1035-1040, 06/01/1989

SafetyLit

SafetyLit includes summaries of scholarly reports and journal articles about drowning prevention and other injury prevention topics.

Project Abstracts

Development of a drowning prevention media campaign for adolescents
Elizabeth Bennett, CHES, MPH, and Linda Quan, MD

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A Strength-Based Approach to Adolescent Drowning Prevention
Elizabeth Bennett, MPH, CHES; Linda Quan, MD; Kathy Williams, MS
Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center and the Washington State Department of Health

Characteristics of Drowning by Age Group
Linda Quan, MD, and Peter Cummings, MD, MPH
University of Washington School of Medicine and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center

For-Profit/Nonprofit Partnerships for Drowning Prevention
Elizabeth Bennett, MPH, CHES; Linda Quan, MD; Kathy Williams, MS
Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center and the Washington State Department of Health

PFDs: The Missing Link to Open Water Drowning Prevention
Linda Quan, MD; Elizabeth Bennett, MPH, CHES; Kathy Williams, MS
Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center and the Washington State Department of Health