…..The person reacting may be able to administer their medication or require some assistance. Autoinjectors are often found with people who have been previously diagnosed with anaphylaxis. They are the primary treatment in their emergency management. Once the adrenaline has been given, send for help and request urgent medical assistance. Encourage the person to remain still and reassure them. Stay with the person until the arrival of the emergency services.
Tomorrow we will look at using an autoinjector…..
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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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