…..causing unnecessary movement until the requested help arrives. Where the situation dictates the person must be moved because imminent danger, support should be provided to the injured area and movement of the spine kept to a minimum. Focus upon keeping the person’s head, neck and back aligned and preventing unnecessary movement.
Tomorrow we look at providing care for someone unconscious with a suspected spinal injury…..
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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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