…..may be present at the scene. It may be that it is too dangerous to assist those in need or help directly. However, something can still be done, and that is to send for help from those services which can safely manage the situation.
Dead heroes can’t save lives, and injured ones become a real nuisance.
Think Smart, Thinks Safe, Think S.T.O.P.
Safety, safety, safety is this weeks message. Safety for yourself, those in need of medical attention and any bystanders who may be present at the scene. It is merely about preventing further injuries or even deaths and ensuring those hoping to help return home to their loved ones at the end of the day.
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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