…..fluid coming from the ears, eyes or nose? Call 111.
Other symptoms are, becoming aggressive, angry or violent – nausea/vomiting – memory loss – unequal pupils – bruising around the eyes.
We need to control any bleeding with direct pressure. Minimise any movement and stabilise the head in the position found. Stay with them, reassure and monitor their condition.
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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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