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Vol 45, No 1 (2013 Jan-Mar)
Case reports
Published online: 2013-03-19
Submitted: 2013-03-19
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Deep snow immersion suffocation — the deadly threat

Sylweriusz Kosiński, Jakub Jasiński, Stanisław Krzeptowski-Sabała, Jan Gąsienica-Roj młodszy, Andrzej Górka
DOI: 10.5603/AIT.2013.0007
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Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther 2013;45(1):33-34.

open access

Vol 45, No 1 (2013 Jan-Mar)
Case reports
Published online: 2013-03-19
Submitted: 2013-03-19

Abstract

This report presents the case of non-avalanche-related snow immersion death in the Tatra Mountains, which meets all the criteria of this rare phenomenon. The causes and mechanism of deep snow immersion suffocation as well as prevention strategies are discussed.

Abstract

This report presents the case of non-avalanche-related snow immersion death in the Tatra Mountains, which meets all the criteria of this rare phenomenon. The causes and mechanism of deep snow immersion suffocation as well as prevention strategies are discussed.

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Keywords

asphyxiatia, snow, immersion, skiing, cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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Title

Deep snow immersion suffocation — the deadly threat

Journal

Anaesthesiology Intensive Therapy

Issue

Vol 45, No 1 (2013 Jan-Mar)

Pages

33-34

Published online

2013-03-19

DOI

10.5603/AIT.2013.0007

Bibliographic record

Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther 2013;45(1):33-34.

Keywords

asphyxiatia
snow
immersion
skiing
cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Authors

Sylweriusz Kosiński
Jakub Jasiński
Stanisław Krzeptowski-Sabała
Jan Gąsienica-Roj młodszy
Andrzej Górka

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