…..will see further improvements in survival rates in New Zealand. Four of the five links rely on community members. Learning what to do really does save lives.
The CPR standards that we work with are reviewed every five years. It may feel like the guidelines are forever changing, but this is not the case. When changes occur and what you are taught is different from a previous course you have undertaken. It is due to a process where change is based upon published international scientific evidence, and each country then decides upon which changes they wish to adopt into their guidelines. When any changes are made we will feature them in the Tips of the Day 365.
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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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Data and information are fact-checked against various recognised sources, including the New Zealand Resuscitation Council, Health Navigator New Zealand, St John, and other recognised entities specialising in the specific subject content. It should be noted that variances in protocols exist and where necessary are identified.