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immersion injury


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An injury caused by falling or jumping into very cold water. Sudden immersion into freezing or near freezing water can be fatal. Very cold water in the ears and/or nose can cause a vagal reflex with instantaneous cardiac and respiratory arrest.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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