…..have a dry tongue and be thirsty. Call 111.
Remove the person from the heat source.
Cool the person rapidly if suspected heatstroke with ice packs, ice bath water. You can also use wet towels, sponge, sheets or spray them with water.
Stay with the person and reassure them and monitor their condition constantly.
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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