……evidence supports the placement of many more defibrillators in our communities as far too many lives that might otherwise be saved are lost annually. Simply by adopting a Public Access Defibrillation program (PAD), a 24/7 accessible machine can be deployed and serve several local groups at a time. Due to the size and population in New Zealand, we believe we should be a cardiac safe country with the highest survival rates from cardiac arrest in the world. Unfortunately this is not the case.
AED Locations is a FREE app that advises users of the nearest registered device. Click the image below to learn more:
The American Heart Association have developed a great animation showing the differences outlined above, click the image below to view.
Tomorrow we will show you what we are doing to help……
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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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