Medical Issues and Treatment

This theme addresses medical issues, resuscitation, and treatment, and includes papers that:

  • Advance resuscitation guidelines
  • Advance medical treatment of drowning patients
  • Analyse the impact of neurological and other outcomes following non-fatal drowning
  • Outline systems, case reports and best practice standards for aeromedical rescue
  • Explore the role of pre-existing medical conditions in drowning
  • Explore first responder mental health
  • Outline approaches to Resuscitation, first aid and response training for lifeguards and other rescuers, including advanced training and education for medical providers