…..step in the checks. Remember our person was unresponsive – as soon as no response is established send for help, ask one of the onlookers to call 111 and request an ambulance. In addition to requesting someone call for help ask for the nearest defibrillator to be sourced. Ask for it to be bought to the scene.
Tune in tomorrow when you will complete the next course of action…..
Currently, there are temporary changes to the steps to be followed in resuscitation. These can be found in the video below or by clicking here to see the New Zealand Resuscitation Council temporary guideline recommendation.
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.
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