Drowning: Prevention, Rescue, Treatment by Joost J.L.M. Bierens

By Joost J.L.M. Bierens

Since the 1st version of the Handbook on Drowning in 2005, many epidemiological facts have proven the weight of drowning in numerous elements of the realm. experiences have elevated the knowledge of powerful drowning prevention recommendations, rescue recommendations and therapies. a lot has been realized approximately submersion and immersion hypothermia, SCUBA-diving accidents, the life-saving arrangements of water-related failures and the way to house forensic investigations. during this up to date moment version, specialists from worldwide offer an entire assessment of present study info, consensus statements and specialist evaluations. The e-book Drowning presents evidence-based sensible details and has a different informative price for varied teams with initiatives, tasks and tasks during this area. additionally, the e-book will be an notion for destiny networks and examine initiatives.

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1115 Alessandro Marroni and Menno Gaastra 174. Diving Accident Investigations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1119 Des Gorman 175. The Investigation of SCUBA Diving Fatalities . . . . . . . . . 1121 Jim Caruso 176. Future Research Questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1131 Alessandro Marroni and Menno Gaastra Part XII Investigation of Drowning Accidents Philippe Lunetta and Jerome Modell 177. Summary and Recommendations . . . . . .

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In 1929, the Feyenoord boat was lost with all hands. The Dutch quit steam, although their hydraulic British sisters had fared much better. The northern society had never contemplated steam because of the danger of extinguished fire, if the boat were swamped. Loss of propulsion would stop the steady intake of water through the bottom and stop stability compensation. Instead petrol engines in purpose-designed motor lifeboats were considered, and in 1907 one was ordered from Daan Goedkoop’s Amsterdam Kromhout shipyard.

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