ISBN-10:
3540439730
ISBN-13:
9783540439738
Pub. Date:
11/28/2005
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Handbook on Drowning: Prevention, Rescue, Treatment / Edition 1

Handbook on Drowning: Prevention, Rescue, Treatment / Edition 1

by Joost J.L.M. Bierens

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ISBN-13: 9783540439738
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/28/2005
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 714
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- History.- The Epidemiology of Drowning.- The Prevention of Drowning.- Rescue - Organisational Aspects: Planning, Training and Preparation.-Rescue Techniques.- Resuscitation.- Hospital Treatment.- Brain Resuscitation in the Drowning Victim.- Immersion Hypothermia.- Water-related Disasters.- Breath-hold, SCUBA and Hose Diving.- Investigation of Drowning Accidents.- Important Websites.

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