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What Alert Level 1 Means For Resuscitation

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 1:04 pm | NZ Resucitation Council

As New Zealand moves down alert levels, more and more aspects of life are returning toward normal, including our approach to resuscitation and first aid training. There is currently no evidence of community transmission of COVID-19 in New Zealand. It ... More >>

Call to teach CPR in schools

Friday, 15 February 2019, 11:49 am | NZ Resucitation Council

Kenneth Yew owes his life to the quick response of fellow students and teachers at Hamilton’s Hillcrest High School. More >>

Drowning terminology hung out to dry

Friday, 23 June 2017, 11:40 am | NZ Resucitation Council

Drowning is ‘the process whereby a person experiences respiratory impairment from submersion or immersion in liquid’. This means that when a person drowns, the airway is blocked by water or another liquid, and this prevents them from breathing. More >>

Conventional CPR Best for Cardiac Arrest

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 12:21 pm | NZ Resucitation Council

Any person who is unresponsive and not breathing normally should be treated with conventional CPR. More >>

New Zealand Resuscitation Council supports workplace AEDs

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 11:15 am | NZ Resucitation Council

“The New Zealand Resuscitation Council strongly favours public access to defibrillation”, said Dr Richard Aickin, Chair of New Zealand Resuscitation Council. Aickin made the comment in response to the removal of Bunnings Dunedin store’s automated external ... More >>

Amendment Bill presents unacceptable consequences

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 4:24 pm | NZ Resucitation Council

The New Zealand Resuscitation Council cautions that the proposed Building (Pools) Amendment Bill 2015 unduly compromises the safety of children around home pools, spa pools and hot tubs, and would lead to more children drowning at home. More >>