…..with users feeling confident, and improvements are seen with the correct placement of the pads and overall speed of use. The New Zealand Resuscitation Council recommends the “training in the use of AEDs”. It further adds, “The use of AEDs by trained lay and professional responders is recommended to increase survival rates in those who have cardiac arrest”
Tomorrow we will continue look at how to treat Ventricular Fibrillation (an abnormal heart rhythm) what it is, and how it is corrected…….
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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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