Monday, November 15, 2010

The Heimlich Manuever is an emergency technique designed to dislodge food or other objects that may be blocking a person's airway. Having the knowledge and skills to do the tecnique properly and effectively may actually save another's life. This article includes a step-by-step instruction on what to do if faced with such a scenario.

Step 1: Determine if the person is actually choking.

An actual choking person with a completely obstructed airway will not be able to speak and respond to questions of concerns. They will be unable to cough out the food or object blocking their airway. In prolong...

From: How To Perform The Heimlich Maneuver

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