…..narrows, leading to the child making high pitched audible sounds when they breathe in. It is a condition we recently referred to during our look at croup and is known as stridor. The child’s breathing will likely progressively worsen as the condition develops rapidly.
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.
Tomorrow we will look at the things to look out for suggesting the presence of epiglottitis in adults.
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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