Action for Vomit
There are various different types of drowning, which must be learnt for Life Supports 2 and 3 particularly.
Drowning is possible where there is sufficient water to cover both the nose and mouth.
“Suffocation by water entering the lungs.”
“Spasm of the larynx, normally following a near wet drowning, which causes air to be unable to pass in or out of the lungs”
“Survival of one type of drowning, which normally involves unconsciousness or severe water inhalation”
Near Drowning can kill after the event. Always seek medical help following a near drowning.
“Death due to changes in the lungs following a near drowning”
Citation: Handley, A.J. (2005). Life Support: Basic Skills to Save Lives. Broom: Royal Life Saving Society (UK).