Where bleeding is not controlled by direct pressure, alternative methods of bleeding control should be sought. In recent times the use of an arterial tourniquet has once more become acceptable. A tourniquet should only be used if a person has been trained in its use. Currently, this piece of equipment is considered to be outside the scope of first aid training.
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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.