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Unintentional Drowning at Australian Surf Beaches: Problem Definition and Proposed Reduction Strategies
journal contributionposted on 2017-06-08, 02:31 authored by Morgan, Damian
This paper reviews a range of elements relevant to unintentional drowning at Australian surf beaches. Following an introduction to the setting, the key terms related to the setting, the injury type, and associated activities are defined. The operation of risk factors in the setting is explained and proposed strategies to address and reduce this type are then outlined. The paper concludes with a recommendation for further research into this injury problem.