4:30 - 5:00pmBreakout Session B: Near Drowning Management
Dr. Victor Istasy, MD, FRCPC - Paediatric ED, Children's Hospital, LHSC
Scott Ruddle, EMS, London Base Hospital
Sarah Lafond, RN, Nephrology & Paediatric ED, Children's Hospital, LHSC
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
Outline an approach for the near drowning paediatric patient from prehospital care to post ED care.
Understand the most common complications of near drowning in paediatrics.
Determine strategies to minimize complications of the near drowning patient from prehospital care to care in the ED.