List three complications which may occur up to three days after a near-drowning.
While the victim is still in the water, the first priority is to establish an
_______________ and begin artificial ____________________; do this before
removing the person from the water.
If you suspect a neck injury, remove the victim from the water on a __________
After you remove the victim from the water, check the victim's ___________ and
begin __________________________ if necessary.
If the person is hypothermic, stabilize the body temperature but DO NOT attempt
to rewarm. There is a danger in causing ______________ ________________
or __________________ _______________________.
Hospital treatment of the person includes treatment to restore blood-__________
and acid- _____________ levels, a ___________ ________ to check for
pneumonia or pulmonary edema, administering of a bronchodilator to stop
__________________________, and giving ___________________ if the
person is suffering from pneumonitis.