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Drowning and Water-Related Safety

*Key Facts Each year, more than 830 children ages 14 and under die as a result of unintentional drowning. Total Drowning Deaths, children 0-14 years 700 750 800 850 900 950 1,000 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 943 859 838 782 761 Years Deaths On average, an annual 3,600 injuries occur to children due ...

Important information about choking:

Important information about Drowning: People can drown in lakes, oceans, swimming pools, whirlpools, bathtubs or showers. Wherever there is water, there is risk.

Fatality Information for the In-Home Drowning Prevention Campaign

IN-HOME DROWNING HAZARDS Quick Facts From 1996 through 1999, CPSC is aware of 459 children under 5-years-old who died from complications of drowning in products in and around the home.

Pneumonia Associated with Near-Drowning

896 Pneumonia Associated with Near-Drowning PeterT. Ender*and Matthew J. Dolan From the Department of Infectious Diseases, Wilford Hall Medical Center Lackland AFB, Texas Drowning and near-drowning can abruptly devastate the lives of both the affected victims and their families.

ACFAS Scientific Review Sub diaphragmatic Thrusts and ...

Revision Approved by ACFAS November 9, 2006 Original Statement Approved 2000 ACFAS Scientific Review Sub diaphragmatic Thrusts and Drowning Victims Questions to be addressed: After removing a person in respiratory or cardiac arrest from the water, what is the first step a first responder should ...

Gay, W. Kloeck and S. Timerman Quan, D. Szpilman, J.G ...

Recommended Guidelines for Uniform Reporting of Data From Drowning The “Utstein Style” Writing Group A.H. Idris, MD; R.A. Berg, MD; J. Bierens, MD; L. Bossaert, MD; C.M. Branche, PhD;

Pediatric Drownings and Near-Drownings: Automated Tracking ...

Copyright © 2004 Stout Solutions, LLC. Patents Pending. CS0304-D CASE STUDY BACKGROUND Sunstar EMS, in Pinellas County, Florida, installed the FirstWatch™ Early Warning System in part as a crucial step in monitoring pediatric drowning, which is the leading cause of death for children under ...

From drowning to survival: a resuscitation case study

155 id: 865 / Paper: 58 From drowning to survival: a resuscitation case study Jonathon We bber 1,2,3 Surf Life Saving new Zealand, Wellington, new Zealand 1, department of anaesthesiology, the university of auckland, new Zealand 2, auckland city Hospital & Starship children's Health, auckland ...

Fatal Facts

FACE Fatal Facts Department of Labor and Industries May 2002 Drowning dangers on agricultural lands Acres of orchards, wheat, and vegetables conceal more drowning hazards than you may think.

The Short Stories

Chapter 2 The Short Stories Cormac McCarthy published two short stories—"Wake for Susan" and "a Drowning Incident"— in quick succession in 1959 and 1960 in The Phoenix , the literary supplement of the University of tennessee's student newspaper Orange and White .