….. none of the above may be present during an attack.
Other common observations include a change in skin colour where the person may appear pale or grey with the possibility of blueness evident around their lips. The person may be sweating, nauseous, complain of difficulty getting their breath, feel dizzy, and express fear about what is happening. If any of the signs concern you or worsen rapidly, lasting longer than 10-15 minutes, call for medical assistance immediately.
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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.