Resources for Drowning Prevention Professionals

Drowning Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Can you really swim? Validation of self and parental reports of swim skill with an inwater swim test among children attending community pools in Washington State: Mercado M, Quan L, Bennett E, Gilchrest J, Levy B, Robinson L, Wendorf K, Aurora Gangan Fife M, Stevens M, Lee R. Injury Prevention 2015; doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041680
  2. Everyone swims: a community partnership and policy approach to address health disparities in drowning and obesity. Stempski S, Liu L, Grow HM, Pomietto M, Chung C, Shumann A, Bennett E. Health Educ Behav 2015; 42(1): 106S-114S.
  3. Informing policy on open water drowning prevention: an observational survey of life jacket use in Washington state. Chung C, Quan L, Bennett E, Kernic M, Ebel M. Inj Prev 2014; 20: 238-243
  4. A case-control study of boat-related injuries and fatalities in Washington state. Stempski S, Schiff M, Bennett E, Quan L. Inj Prev 2014; 20: 232-237
  5. Barriers to life jacket use among adult recreational boaters. Quistberg DA, Quan L, Ebel B, Bennett E, Mueller B. Inj Prev 2014; 20: 244-250 
  6. Low life jacket use among adult recreational boaters: a qualitative study of risk perception and behavior factors. Quistberg DA, Bennett E, Quan L, Ebel B. Accident Analysis & Prevention 2014; 62: 276-284
  7. Association of water temperature and submersion duration and drowning outcome. Quan L, Mack C, Schiff M. Resuscitation 2014; 85: 790-794
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Characteristics of drowning by different age groups. L Quan and P Cummings. Injury Prevention, 2003; 9: 163-168
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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 
  18. 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