Rescue and Resuscitation in the South African Surf Zone: Efficacy of the South African Lifesaver and Current Challenges.

TitleRescue and Resuscitation in the South African Surf Zone: Efficacy of the South African Lifesaver and Current Challenges.
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsHagemann, G
Conference NameInternational Medical-Rescue Conference
Date Published09/1997
PublisherInternational Life Saving Federation
Conference LocationSan Diego, California, USA
Call Number16
Other Numbers115
Keywordscpr, South Africa
Abstract

To determine the efficacy of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as performed by South African Surf Lifesavers, as well as the predisposing and contributing factors leading to drowning and near-drowning in surf conditions, in order to facilitate primary prevention and enhance the efficacy of this community-orientated service.