Choking Rescue Procedure (Heimlich Maneuver) - Overview
Choking is usually caused by food or an
object stuck in the windpipe. For tips to avoid choking, see
A person who is
choking cannot talk, cough, or breathe, and may turn gray or blue. The Heimlich
maneuver can help get the food or object out.
WARNING: Do not try the Heimlich maneuver unless you are sure
the person is choking.
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April 20, 2010
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