Lack of caregiver supervision: a contributing factor in Australian unintentional child drowning deaths, 2000–2009

Dymphna Eszenyi
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2011.tb03250.x
Published online: 1 August 2011

To the Editor: In their recent article on unintentional child drowning deaths, Petrass, Blivitch and Finch refer to the “limited detail within both police reports and findings” for South Australian cases of drowning.1

  • Dymphna Eszenyi

  • Child Death and Serious Injury Review Committee, South Australian Government Department for Families and Communities, Adelaide, SA.


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