…..this resource. If a child is bleeding, giving them the task of holding a dressing in place this may help to focus their mind away from the pain they maybe experiencing.
REMEMBER if the bleeding is severe, it is life-threatening. Controlling this type of bleeding will take priority over the management of the airway and breathing. Lie the person down, then apply direct pressure to the bleeding source and send someone to call 111.
Still available is our FREE Choking poster, click on image to go to the download site.
Tomorrow we will continue to look at bleeding…..
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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