…..environment, preferably away from excessive noise and in a well-lit area. If there is someone present who the person knows and trusts, engage their help to calm the situation. Remain aware of any cultural sensitivities that may exist. Avoid making judgements; the person may be delusional or experience hallucinations. Do not leave the vulnerable person alone unless it becomes unsafe to remain with them.
Tomorrow we will look at Behavioural disturbances affecting children……
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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.
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