…..follow the voice prompts. It will tell you to place the pads on the patients chest as shown on the pads. The pads will have pictures on them similar to below showing you where they go.
Adult pad placementChild and Infant pad placement
Now continue to follow the instructions the AED will give you.
AED’s are available in our community. Many banks, shops, sports facilities, service stations have them. There is an APP you can download onto your mobile device that will help you to find the nearest one to you. The APP is called AED Locations….click on this link to go to there website https://aedlocations.co.nz/
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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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