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…..inject a toxin that may lead to mild skin irritation or reaction. Generally, they cause very few symptoms. However, in people who have allergic reactions, bites or stings can prove fatal or cause severe allergic reactions. It can affect people who have been bitten/stung previously but has never had an adverse reaction.
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 look at the recognising bites and stings from ants, bee’s, wasps and ticks.
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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