Is the heimlich maneuver different for a one year old?

Answer there are 3 kinds of heimlich maneuver.. one for the infant, 2nd for a child and third is for adults.see picture on the link below for a maneuver intended for an can find the manuever fo... Read More »

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What is another name for the Heimlich maneuver?

Some sources refer to the maneuver generically as "abdominal thrusts."

How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver?

The Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrusts) is a three-step emergency response technique that can save a life in seconds. It is a simple action that will often dislodge food or another object from a ... Read More »

How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver on Yourself?

Choking occurs when a person gets a foreign body, usually food, stuck in his or her windpipe, preventing normal breathing. Choking can result in brain damage or death, and serious harm can happen w... Read More »

Can you perform the Heimlich maneuver on yourself?

Well, if you're needing this advice urgently, and still able to type on a computer you don't necessarily need the "Heimlich" maneuver. ...but, yes you can perform it on yourself. Follow the lower e... Read More »