Heimlich maneuver - Choking and the Heimlich Maneuver

At this point, stay away from the choking person.

For a child, kneel down behind.

You do not want to press too hard, as this could hurt an infant.

Do not squeeze the ribcage; confine the force of the thrust to your hands.

Most modern protocols, including those of the , and the , recommend several stages for airway obstructions, designed to apply increasingly more pressure.

Discuss the proper first-aid choking technique for your child with his or her healthcare provider.

Description: A child who is truly choking and in need of immediate assistance will not be able to speak, cry, breathe, or cough at all.

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Their bodies are so small and seem so fragile that you may become reluctant to assist them because you are afraid of making the situation worse.
It's OK not to use back blows if you haven't learned the technique.

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    The Heimlich maneuver is a procedure used to help a choking person who is conscious and unable to talk. The Heimlich maneuver pushes air out of the person's lungs and makes him cough. The force of the cough may then move the object out of his airway. What are the signs that a person has a blocked airway? Bright red or bluish face
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    You find their belly button with your pinky. Make a fist. Put the pinky on the bellybutton, then roll it up so the knuckle of your thumb is right there and then you thrust. You pull it in and up, .
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    Position yourself behind the person. Lean the person forward and give five blows to their back with the heel of your hand. Place your arms around their waist. Make a fist and place it just above .
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    Abdominal thrusts, also known as the Heimlich maneuver or Heimlich manoeuvre, is a first aid procedure used to treat upper airway obstructions (or choking) by foreign objects. American doctor Henry Heimlich is often credited for its creation.
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    The process of administering sharp abdominal thrusts to remove foreign objects or food from a choking victim's windpipe or throat became known as the Heimlich maneuver. Many medical professionals have advised against using the Heimlich maneuver for drowning victims. Since 1974, the Heimlich maneuver has been credited with saving thousands of lives.
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