…..on-site ready for immediate use should the need arise. In these environments, staff members will have been given additional specific training concerning the management of the substance and operate within strict protocols. The new guideline notes that hospitals may not always hold stock of particular antidotes, so where available, it should travel with the sick person in these circumstances.
While awaiting the emergency services, attention should be paid to the sick person’s airway, breathing and response levels. REMEMBER your safety MUST always come first.
Tomorrow we will look at CPR and the new guidelines.
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