…..come in many forms including from above.
Dangers include: Body fluids, fire, glass, traffic, petrol, gas, people, falling debris, weather, water…..just to name a few.
Check the immediate area and surrounding areas for DANGER.
Dead heroes can’t save lives.
The tip today covers the need to consider others concerning dangers at a medical emergency. Whilst there may be a person in need of help and care priority must be first given to those who may also be in imminent danger. Moving people safely should always be the primary task.
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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