The State of NoVa: drowning


Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 06/03/2011

NoVa parks authority teaches lifeguards discredited Heimlich maneuver (UPDATE: Authority discards Heimlich)

The Heimlich maneuver, widely denounced as inappropriate for drowning victims, is still taught by one company, which trains lifeguards at five Northern Virginia waterparks.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:40 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NoVa, Sports | Tags:  Heimlich maneuver, drowning, NVRPA, Virginia