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When treating victims of cold water immersion, you should:

  • Get the victim out of the water as soon as possible. Remove the victim from the water gently and in a horizontal position.
  • Prevent further heat loss.
  • Treat the hypothermia victim gently and to your level of training. Be prepared to provide basic life support.
  • Seek medical help immediately.
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