…..remove the protective backing from each pad.
To ensure adhesion with the skin a razor is often found with the pads allowing body hair to be removed before attaching the pads.
REMEMBER an AED will talk to you all you have to do is listen and follow a few simple instructions. Always follow the machines instructions.
Tune in tomorrow when we will continue to look at Defibrillation…..
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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