Drowning and Near Drowning.
Paragraphs 3-1 through 3-14.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Define the terms "drowning" and "near
drowning" and identify the process of
drowning/near drowning in general terms, in
fresh water, in salt water, and in cold water.
Identify the complications of near drowning.
Identify the procedures for treatment and
management when reaching the victim in the
water and immediately after removing the victim
from the water.
Identify the procedures for hospital treatment
and management of the victim to include
respiratory system treatment, cardiovascular
support, cerebral support, and hospital stay for
After completing the assignment, complete the
exercises of this lesson. These exercises will help you
to achieve the lesson objectives.