…..worsens, confusion, reduced levels of responsiveness, and seizures become likely. A lack of sweating in heat-related illnesses should be regarded as serious. It should be remembered this is only found in a limited number of more severe cases.
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 start looking at the management of a person with a heat-related illness.
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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