…. dependant and can happen to anyone at any time. This is significant when you consider that most Strokes are avoidable. Another cause of a Stroke is where a blood vessel that bursts in the brain. The escaping blood then seeps into the brain.
For more information, help and advice, check out and support the Stroke Association NZ at https://www.stroke.org.nz
Tomorrow we continue with our look at Stroke, its causes and how to identify a person experiencing a medical emergency.
Still available is our FREE Choking poster click on the image to go to the download site.
Check out the current guidelines below for changes in delivering CPR during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Click the link to go to the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Covid-19 recommended modifications for delivering resuscitation whilst the pandemic remains a threat.
Click play to see a short video outlining CPR modifications that should be followed during the pandemic.