Prolonged Rescue Efforts May Not Help Young Drowning Victims: Study

February 11, 2015 5:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Prolonged efforts to save young drowning victims doesn't help those whose hearts have stopped and who have a dangerously low body temperature, according to a new study that challenges current guidelines.

Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death in children worldwide, the Dutch researchers noted.

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