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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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 »

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 »

How to Do the Heimlich Maneuver on an Unconscious Adult?

Seeing someone choke on food or other small objects can be a frightening experience. Knowing how to help a person who is choking can save his or her life. Performing the true Heimlich Maneuver (for... Read More »

How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver on a Toddler?

It's common for toddlers to put items and food in their mouth and choke. In fact, choking is a leading cause of accidental death for children younger than 14. Children can lose consciousness quickl... Read More »