ERIC Number: EJ641089
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Drowning as a Cause of Death in Angelman Syndrome.
Ishmael, Holly A.; Begleiter, Michael L.; Butler, Merlin G.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v107 n1 p69-70 Jan 2002
This study reports on a 9-year-old boy previously diagnosed with Angelman syndrome who died unexpectedly by drowning in a shallow backyard wading pool. The case illustrates the fascination with water by individuals with Angelman syndrome and highlights that this fascination may lead to death. The need for supervision is stressed. (Contains 5 references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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