…..lungs. Removing your mouth, the person providing the breaths looks away along the chest line towards the feet feeling for exhaled breaths on their cheek and look for the chest returning to its normal position.
Mouth-to-nose is the focus of today’s tip. This skill may be required due to a damaged face preventing effective mouth-to-mouth breathing taking place. When using this technique and the chest does not move; the seal around the mouth is likely inadequate or not enough air is being blown into the lungs.
Click the link to go to the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Covid-19 recommended modifications for delivering resuscitation whilst the pandemic remains a threat.
Tune in tomorrow when we will continue to look at CPR…..
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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