…..people have unfortunately witnessed a dead body, it is fair to say that this person is extremely unwell. The first link in the chain is identifying a person is extremely unwell. How we then respond has a significant impact upon improving their survival outcomes.
the first link in the chain is Early Recognition and Response. It is all about quickly recognising a person’s condition that leads to the commencement of the chain of events. When this happens quickly and effectively, the best care is made available to manage a life-threatening situation.
Tomorrow we will continue to learn more about the chain of survival…..
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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