“A call for the proper action on drowning resuscitation” was published in the August 2016 version of Resuscitation! This is a very important call for all providers, and a chance to update your knowledge on drowning resuscitation.

Read the full letter to the editor here: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2016.04.019

This team effort was jointly produced by Surfing Medicine InternationalSobrasa Lifeguards Without Borders SURFlifeSAVING GB

Resuscitation is the official journal of the ERC – European Resuscitation Council

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ERC and AHA Guidelines:
– https://cprguidelines.eu
– http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/132/18_suppl_2/S414

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