Rescue missions for totally buried avalanche victims: conclusions from 12 years of experience.


The planning and execution of avalanche rescue missions to search for totally buried avalanche victims are mostly based on personal experience and preference, as evidence-based information from literature is almost completely missing. Hence, the aim of this study was to identify major factors determining the survival probability of totally buried victims… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/ham.2007.1061

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