…..with someone displaying behavioural change, listen carefully, be empathetic and remain neutral to what you are being told. If someone appears to become unconscious approach them cautiously. Once unconsciousness is confirmed treat them as you would any other unconscious person.
Tomorrow we will continue to look at the safety aspect of managing the scene where someone is displaying Behavioural Changes……
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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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