…..equals lost brain. The quicker a person is treated, the less likely a fatality results, and the greater the chance of a positive recovery.
Time is critical in the treatment of Stroke. If you believe a person is having a Stroke, CALL 111 Immediately!
For more information, help and advice, check out the support the Stroke Association NZ at: https://www.stroke.org.nz/
Tomorrow we will continue our look at Stroke, its cause and how to identify a person experiencing a medical emergency….
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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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