Category Archives: Safety

Parents Must Be Ready For Water Emergencies!

As the weather heats up in Southern California so does the risk of drowning. Drowning is the second leading cause of fatalities in the pediatric population and it is well known that about 20% of these drowning occur in the presence of an adult or care provider. The overriding emphasis should be focused on primary prevention.  Should these measures fail, the immediate focus is on CPR, well before the arrival of the paramedics. A .