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 EMS1.com.
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.