….quickly lead to frustration. Reassurance that help is on the way and keeping the person calm will also assist with their initial care.
The Stroke Foundation New Zealand advise, “A stroke will strike suddenly and affect around one New Zealander every hour. The damage caused by a stroke will move through the brain quickly and can affect someone’s ability to think, walk, talk, eat, see, read, and do many other things. Knowing the signs of a stroke and acting fast will result in a greater chance of recovery”. At the bottom of the page, there is a link to their website where you will find out lots more about Stroke, its effects, and the work of this great organisation that supports stroke victims and their families. Check it out.
Tomorrow we start looking at the new guideline for heart attack and its management.
Still available is a selection of our FREE resources click on the image to go to the download site.
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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