…clear and open. It also reduces the risk of any vomit or fluid causing them to choke.
Use the recovery position when someone is breathing normally but unable to be aroused or is unresponsive. For example if they:
- don’t respond to voice commands
- don’t react to you grasping and squeezing their shoulders firmly
Tomorrow we will show you how to put someone into the Recovery Position….
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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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