…..damage to the nerves or muscles that control breathing can lead to serious complications. Any problem that affects the lungs will usually impact the ability a person’s ability to breathe normally. It can include obstruction of the upper airway (for example, choking), drowning, suffocation and disease.
*Please note the current CPR guidance below applicable during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Tomorrow we will continue to look at breathing adapted from the new CPR guidelines.
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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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