Cofisher wrote:Could a frequent kayak-er please suggest their favorite type of PFD for fishing , that they wear often.
With comfort being the main component , because I want to WANT to put it on every time.
Ive just made my first Yak purchase , and this is my next purchase before it hits the water.
Thank you , D
hardheadted wrote:I was looking at the Gulfport, Ms CL, my son lives there, and came across this. I truly hope things come out OK for this person but missing this long isn't good. I believe the ad would have been pulled if he had been found.. It is a great reminder to all of us.. Try to always have a partner, or at least let others know when you leave, where you're going and when you plan to be back. Sad....
Doug Poudre wrote:What is the effectiveness of CPR in lightning victims? (October 2004)
There has been a statement in wilderness medicine circles that 7 of 10 people with cardiac arrest
from lightning strike will survive with prompt and effective CPR. The available statistics show
that 7 of 10 lightning strike patients survive, but it does not specify how many of these people
had a cardiac arrest. The available data is not specific enough to say whether there is a higher
survival rate for cardiac arrest from lighting versus cardiac arrest from other causes. In favor of
the patient who has a cardiac arrest from lightning might be youth, health, the absence of
underlying heart or lung disease and no hypoxia before arrest. Not in their favor might be trauma
and remote location.
Taken from Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS Curriculum Updates. http://rendezvous.nols.edu/files/WMI/CurriculumUpdates/WMICurrUpdatesWFRR09.pdf
I found this to police myself.
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