…..occurs in a remote region; it is advised that a consultation be undertaken with a healthcare professional. A person may gain relief following the application of a cold compress to the wound site. However, the person should be checked on regularly for signs of an allergic reaction, including difficulty in breathing, speaking and a generalised rash on the body. If the bite or sting site is to the tongue or face, it is recommended the person be referred to the hospital.
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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