…..with CPR. An AED should be sourced and turned on as soon as it is established the person is non-responsive and not breathing normally.
When a person is found to be unresponsive and not breathing normally, CPR should start as quickly as possible. It continues uninterrupted until the arrival of an AED.
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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