…..applied by hands or a pad over the bleeding point and apply firm direct pressure.
If bleeding continues, apply a second pad and a tighter bandage over the wound. If bleeding
still continues, check that the pad and bandage are correctly applied, directly over the
bleeding. CALL 111.
Stay with the person and continue to reassure and monitor their condition until help arrives.
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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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