…..the patient, it is vital to check that the area is safe for you, the patient, and bystanders.
Dangers can be both visible and invisible.
We often hear about someone jumping into water to rescue someone and the rescuer becomes the victim. It is therefore essential that we STOP before we enter a potentially dangerous scene.
Tomorrow we will look at potential dangers….
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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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