EMS Tips

Drowning Prevention Tips

Like most forms of accidental death drowning is easily preventable with the right combination of skills, experience, and awareness. This week I wrote about drowning prevention for the Everyday EMS Tips column at

Also since you are interested in tips make sure you read any tips or advice columns written by Thom Dick. He frequently writes for EMS Magazine and JEMS Magazine. I found this tip on intubation relevant to drowning victim response.

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.