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Dying to help: Fatal bystander rescues in Australian coastal environments

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On average 4.5 people per year drown performing rescue attempts in Australian waterways, with victims generally being male, at a beach, and attempting to rescue a minor.

Article Title: Dying to help: Fatal bystander rescues in Australian coastal environments

Funding: The author(s) received no specific funding for this work.

Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Article URL: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0238317

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