…..It works by generating small beams of light that pass through the blood in the finger, measuring the amount of oxygen present. It does this by measuring changes in light absorption in oxygenated or deoxygenated blood. Again, we reiterate the process is painless.
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 is the final part of our look at the use of oxygen therapy in a medical emergency.
Still available is a selection of our FREE resources click on the image to go to the download site.
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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