Drowning rescue, throw assist
Drowning may occur wherever there is water, whether it is only a few inches in the bottom of the tub, or thousands of feet in the ocean. People should be aware of life-saving techniques from rescue to resuscitation.
Last reviewed 1/4/2011 by Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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