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GLOS·SA·RY

Cervical

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The area of the spinal column most susceptible to injury, because it has the least amount of protection-the neck.

Clinical Death

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The exact point in time when the heart stops beating.

Coccyx

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The tailbone and last 3 to 4 vertebrae of the spine.

Compact Jump

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An entry into the water from a height keeping the rescue tube up under the armpits, feet flat, knees slightly bent. It is designed to minimize the risk of injury to the lifeguard while allowing for speed in initiating a rescue.

Crowd Control

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Giving directions or controlling the behavior of a large group of people at one time.

Deep Water Rescue

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A rescue in which the guest in distress is below arm's reach.

Defibrillation

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The delivery of an electric shock to a patient in cardiac arrest, that will momentarily stop all electrical activity in the heart, thus allowing the pacemaker cells to produce a coordinated heart beat.

Dehydration

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Loss of water in the body.

Diligence

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The attention and care expected and required of you by your facility.

Disability

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A condition that takes away the normal ability to do something.