First aid and basic life support resuscitation in occupational settings in COVID-19 pandemic

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Angelo Sacco

Keywords

first aid in occupational setting, basic life support, COVID-19, protection of rescuers

Abstract

Il rischio di trasmissione di COVID-19 o di altre gravi infezioni respiratorie in corso di pandemia può dissuadere i soccorritori laici dal praticare le manovre di rianimazione cardiopolmonare, provocando una riduzione dell’efficacia nel trattamento del soggetto con arresto cardiorespiratorio; ciò può accadere anche nei contesti aziendali, ove è chiamato ad intervenire il lavoratore designato al primo soccorso ai sensi del D.Lgs. 81/2008.


In questa lettera formuliamo alcune considerazioni in tema di adattamento delle linee guida sulla rianimazione cardiopolmonare alle situazioni di pandemia e sulla protezione dei lavoratori designati al primo soccorso.

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