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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Shallow Water Black Out Info


Thanks to Bob Bowman and Rich Wilkens for sharing their PowerPoint presentation on Shallow Water Black Out.  In case you missed earlier posts on the topic, catch up here and here.  Watch video here.

Scary stuff:

Unlike a regular drowning where there may be 6-8 minutes before brain damage and death, there are only 2.5 minutes before brain damage and death in shallow water black out due to the reduction in the oxygen to the brain BEFORE the black out

Email me for a copy of the PowerPoint.

Recent Baltimore television station story on Shallow Water Black Out:

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