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Choking Rescue Procedure-Heimlich Maneuver-Choking While Alone

First, if you’re alone and choking, call your local emergency number immediately. Then, although you’ll be unable to effectively deliver back blows to yourself, you can still perform abdominal thrusts to dislodge the item.

  • Place a fist slightly above your navel.
  • Grasp your fist with the other hand and bend over a hard surface — a countertop or chair will do.
  • Shove your fist inward and upward.self

 

 

Choking Rescue Procedure-Heimlich Maneuver-Baby Younger Than 1 Year

Choking Rescue Procedure-Heimlich Maneuver-Adult or Child Older Than 1 Year

 

Choking Rescue Procedure-Heimlich Maneuver-Pregnant woman or Obese person

 

 

Choking First Aid-Unconscious Adult or Child over 1 year

Preventing Choking

 

 

Related Topics

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation-CPR What is AED

DRSABCD First Aid Method

 


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Refrences

http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-choking/basics/art-20056637

http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/tc/choking-rescue-procedure-heimlich-maneuver-adult-or-child-older-than-1-year

http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/tc/choking-rescue-procedure-heimlich-maneuver-person-faints

http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/tc/choking-rescue-procedure-heimlich-maneuver-choking-while-alone

http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/tc/choking-rescue-procedure-heimlich-maneuver-baby-younger-than-1-year

http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/tc/preventing-choking-topic-overview

www.cprescue.com/first-aid/pregnant-choking/

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000051.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdominal_thrusts

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