Bystander rescue

Franklin, Richard, and Pearn, John (2014) Bystander rescue. In: Bierens, Joost J.L.M., (ed.) Drowning: prevention, rescue, treatment. Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 419-421.

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There is no greater sacrifice than that made by a rescuer who throws it all on the line to rescue a drowning victim. Lifesavers are highly skilled at rescuing a drowning victim. However, many rescues are attempted by those with little or no training, and subsequently the rescuer tragically drowns in the rescue attempt.

Item ID: 38379
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-3-642-04253-9
Copyright Information: © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014.
Date Deposited: 20 May 2015 05:51
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111712 Health Promotion @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920409 Injury Control @ 100%
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