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…..then lie them on their side and monitor them to ensure their airway remains clear.
Where oxygen is available, it should only be administered “if there are obvious signs of shock or evidence of low oxygen saturation levels”.
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 conclude with 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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