American Heart Association • www.americanheart.org
American Red Cross • 1-800-RedCross • www.redcross.org
Broward Health • 954-759-7400 • www.browardhealth.org
Memorial Healthcare System • 954-265-0994 • www.mhs.net
Coral Springs Fire Department • coralspringsfireacademy.org/classes/aha/
Immediate Bystander CPR (with rescue breathing) is the most effective action that can be taken to resuscitate a drowning victim.
Delaying CPR until advanced medical help arrives is often too late!
Every drowning victim, even one who requires only minimal resuscitation before recovery, requires transport and evaluation at a medical facility. (American Heart Association)
Infants and toddlers require constant and close supervision at all times, as an unsupervised child is likely to leave the home to find water and tragedy