…..illness, particularly the onset of an infection that causes rapid rises in body temperature. In addition, being overweight or obese may also adversely contribute to heat-induced issues, as can drugs that affect temperature regulation.
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 continue to look at heat-induced illness and factors that negatively influence the condition.
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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