…..dependant on where in the brain the damage has occurred. In some cases, their condition may appear to improve. The situation should still be regarded as a life-threatening medical emergency. Learning to recognise the signs and symptoms of a stroke and acting quickly makes a difference. Your skills may one day save a life.
Below is a short video highlighting what you need to know:
Time is critical in the treatment of Stroke. If you believe a person is having a Stroke………
CALL 111 Immediately.
For more information, help and advice, check out the support the Stroke Association NZ, click on the image below:
Tomorrow we look at Stroke assessment system F.A.S.T.…..
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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