…..bracelet, necklace or anklet. If diabetes is confirmed then give them a sweet substance to take like cola, orange juice, jam, lollies etc (must be full sugar). If there is no improvement or the person’s condition deteriorates call 111.
If the person is unconscious and you have identified that they have diabetes then apply a sweet substance to the lips. DO NOT place anything beyond their teeth. If they are not responding then call 111 for assistance.
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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