…..another feature of heat-related illness. It may feel hot and dry to the touch whilst they initially appear flushed. Despite being very hot, the person is no longer sweating due to dehydration. Confusion/agitation, seizures and decreasing levels of consciousness seen as the condition deteriorates further.
Tomorrow we will look at treating Hyperthermia….
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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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