…..collected, such as an AED. Once achieved, then it is acceptable to change the personnel delivering CPR every two minutes.
CPR should continue until the unlikely event the person responds or begins breathing normally, medical assistance arrives and takes over the CPR, a health care professional believes that CPR should stop or the rescuer is too tired to continue.
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.
Tomorrow we look at what the new guideline has to say about risks concerning the delivery of CPR.
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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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