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Resuscitation of avalanche victims: Evidence-based guidelines of the international commission for mountain emergency medicine (ICAR MEDCOM) intended for physicians and other advanced life support personnel(2013)BACKGROUND: In North America and Europe ∼150 persons are killed by avalanches every year. METHODS: The International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine (ICAR MEDCOM) systematically developed evidence-based ...
(2011)In North America and Europe, approximately 150 people die of avalanches per year, and fatalities are presumed to be many times higher in developing countries. Four factors are decisive for survival: grade of burial, duration ...