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…..any age in life. However, it is more commonly found in infants, older people, and those with a compromised immune system. Sepsis is the body responding to an infection. The quicker the body is assisted in fighting off infection through the administration of medication, the better.
There are millions of deaths attributed to sepsis each year, many of which are avoidable. Survivors of sepsis often experience consequences that remain throughout their lives. STAY SEPSIS AWARE
Click here to the link for Health Navigator New Zealand for more information on Sepsis
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 the last part of the new guideline about managing the seriously ill person.
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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