Remove any dangers to the person.
Protect the person’s head, do not restrain them or put anything into their mouth.
Avoid leaning over the person and try to prevent others from doing so.
Treat the person with dignity at all times.
Call 111 if the person has hurt themselves during the seizure, the seizure lasts more than 5 minutes or if the seizure stops and another one starts or if you are uncertain and concerned.
There are many different seizure types and signs will differ between people.
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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