The success of the third link in the chain is once again dependant upon community intervention. For each minute the brain is deprived of oxygenated blood, the chances of survival fall by about 10%. The importance of learning CPR in the community cannot be overstated. One day you may be the difference that allows someone to be at home with their family simply because you knew about the chain of survival and bought the skills involved together and made them work effectively.
Learn more about the Chain of Survival in tomorrows Tip of the Day.
We continue to offer two free tools to help in a medical emergency simply click the images below and you will be taken to a digital version of the tool this can be saved or downloaded for printing. Feel free to print as many as you need and share with family and friends.
Check out the current guidelines below for changes in delivering CPR during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.