|Title||Rescue and Resuscitation in the South African Surf Zone: Efficacy of the South African Lifesaver and Current Challenges.|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||1997|
|Conference Name||International Medical-Rescue Conference|
|Publisher||International Life Saving Federation|
|Conference Location||San Diego, California, USA|
|Keywords||cpr, South Africa|
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.