…..chest before repeating the process.
The tube may be visible in the hole, leave it in place as it will help keep it open for breathing.
Mouth-to-stoma is rarely required, but it is important to know that life can still be saved using this technique. If the stoma or tube becomes blocked the use of back blows and chest thrusts is advised to try and move the obstruction.
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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