What's More Important Than Saving Lives?


The Actions For Survival team is committed to doing just that and providing as much help as possible to ensure more lives are saved in   New Zealand in 2022.

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Answer below:

REMEMBER! Don’t forget to use protective gloves when dealing with bodily fluids!! Your safety must come first!

Apply direct pressure to an external bleed: Using a sterile dressing, if available, apply using hands and placed directly over the wound. Other items that can be used e.g. tea towel, towel, t-shirt, nappy etc.

If the bleeding continues apply a second dressing ensuring it is directly over the wound. If you are unable to control the bleeding call 111.

IF TRAINED, the use of tourniquet can be used for Life Threatening Bleeding Only!

Tomorrow we will continue with the quiz. Have a go, see if you get the right answer 😊…..

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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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