TITLE

Alcohol `on board,' man overboard--boating fatalities in Canada

AUTHOR(S)
Chochinov, Alecs
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;08/11/98, Vol. 159 Issue 3, p259
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the prevalence of drowning deaths related to recreation in Canada. Young men especially susceptible; Drownings tied to boating accidents; Why physicians may be unaware of drowning deaths; Deaths in Canada compared with the United States; High risks for the aboriginal population; The typical victim; Alcohol use and non-PFD use; Suddenness of boating drownings; Efforts to reduce boating drownings.
ACCESSION #
967571

 

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