…..medical dramas on TV, you will probably of heard the term MI being mentioned. It stands for Myocardial Infarction which means the death of heart muscle. It is the medical term for heart attack and describes what happens when a blocked artery denies part of the heart adequate blood flow.
Tomorrow we will continue to look at the impact of a Heart Attack and how we manage a cardiac event….
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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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