A proposed decision-making guide for the search, rescue and resuscitation of submersion (head under) victims based on expert opinion.

Abstract

There is some confusion, and consequent variation in policy, between the agencies responsible for the search, rescue and resuscitation of submersion victims regarding the likelihood of survival following a period of submersion. The aim of this work was to recommend a decision-making guide for such victims. This guidance was arrived at by a review of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2011.02.021

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