The Role of Suction in Near Drowning Emergencies

Posted by Sam D. Say

Aug 3, 2018 4:30:00 AM

 

About 10 people die by drowning each day in the U.S. alone. Thousands more are treated for nonfatal near-drowning incidents in emergency departments. Drowning is one of the leading causes of death among people ages 14 and under. When a person is injured in the water, seconds matter. Having the right portable suction machine available can reduce mortality and morbidity.

 

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Topics: Medical Suction for Drowning

Medical Suction for Drowning: What You Need to Know

Posted by Sam D. Say

Oct 12, 2017 4:30:00 AM

 

As the summer wanes, and kids return to school, you, as an emergency responder, may be lulled into believing that the risk of drowning has subsided or at least diminished significantly. As the fall approaches, fewer people are engaged in water sports, vacations are winding down, and swimming is less of a focus.

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Topics: Emergency medical suction, Medical Suction, Medical Suction for Drowning