Dunne CL, Peden AE, Queiroga AC, Gomez Gonzalez C, Valesco B, Szpilman D

A Systematic Review on the Effectiveness of Anti-Choking Suction Devices and Identification of Research Gaps

Resuscitation, 2020 Feb 27. pii: S0300-9572(20)30087-3. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.02.021. [Epub ahead of print]
Szpilman D, Mello DB, Queiroga AC, Emygdio RF

Association of Drowning Mortality with Preventive Interventions: A Quarter of a Million Deaths Evaluation in Brazil

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, Vol. 12 : No. 2 , Article 3. DOI: 10.25035/ijare.12.02.xx Available at:
Peden AE, Barnsley PD, Queiroga AC

The association between school holidays and unintentional fatal drowning among children and adolescents aged 5-17 years.

J Paediatr Child Health, 2019 May;55(5):533-538. doi: 10.1111/jpc.14235. Epub 2018 Oct 9.
Szpilman D, Sempsrott J, Webber J, Hawkins S, Barcala-Furelos R, Schmidt A, Queiroga AC

‘Dry drowning’ and other myths.

Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 2018 July;85(7):529-535
Schmidt AC, Sempsrott JR, Szpilman D, Queiroga AC, Davison MS, Zeigler RJ, McAlister SJ

The use of non-uniform drowning terminology: a follow-up study.

Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med, 2017 Jul 17;25(1):72. doi: 10.1186/s13049-017-0405-x.
Szpilman D, Tipton M, Sempsrott J, Webber J, Bierens J, Dawes P, Seabra R, Barcala-Furelos R, Queiroga AC

Drowning timeline: a new systematic model of the drowning process.

Am J Emerg Med, 2016 Nov;34(11):2224-2226. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.07.063. Epub 2016 Aug 3.

Editoriais / Cartas aos Editores

Venema AM, Webber J, Schmidt AC, Sempsrott JR, Szpilman D, Queiroga AC, Graham D, Barcala-Furelos R, Tipton M

Reply to letter: Neurocognitive and behavioral outcomes in a nearly drowned child with cardiac arrest and hypothermia resuscitated after 43min of no flow-time: A case study.

Resuscitation, 2018 Jan;122:e7-e8. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.07.017. Epub 2017 Jul 25.
Queiroga AC, Webber J, Schmidt AC, Sempsrott JR, Barcala-Furelos R, Tipton M, Szpilman D

Comment on Cerland, L. et al., Incidence and Consequences of Near-Drowning-Related Pneumonia—A Descriptive Series from Martinique, French West Indies.

Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2018 Apr 10;15(4). pii: E706. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15040706.
Webber J, Schmidt AC, Sempsrott JR, Szpilman D, Queiroga AC

Pediatric non-fatal drowning events: do they warrant trauma team activation?

J Surg Res, 2017 Jul 1. pii: S0022-4804(17)30398-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.06.007. [Epub ahead of print]
Webber J, Schmidt AC, Sempsrott JR, Szpilman D, Queiroga AC, Clemens T, Hood N

Fatal and non-fatal drowning in rivers.

Forensic Sci Med Pathol, 2017 Jun 5. doi: 10.1007/s12024-017-9883-4. [Epub ahead of print]
Schmidt AC, Sempsrott JR, Szpilman D, Queiroga AC, Webber J

Cardiovascular complications and mortality determinants in near-drowning victims: A 5-year retrospective analysis.

J Crit Care, 2017 Jun;39:282. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.02.008. Epub 2017 Feb 9.