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…..possible whilst helping to keep their airway open. 

Firstly position the person’s arm nearest you straight up

Next bend the person’s knee furthest away from you

Next place the person’s hand of the furthest arm on their ear nearest you and hold that hand in place

Now take your other hand and grasp the top of the person’s bent knee and pull the knee towards you allowing the body to naturally follow onto the side position

Monitor their condition at all times as this can change in an instance.

REMEMBER: We only move a person when life is in danger or you have to leave a person to treat others or to call 111!

Tomorrow we will look at Emergency Assessment….

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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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Acknowledgement

Data and information are fact-checked against various recognised sources, including the New Zealand Resuscitation Council, Health Navigator New Zealand, St John, and other recognised entities specialising in the specific subject content. It should be noted that variances in protocols exist and where necessary are identified.


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