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If a choking person becomes unconscious, what steps should be taken to secure them assistance?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Heimlich maneuver
If a person is seen choking and then goes unconscious, the rescuer can assume that the victim cannot breathe because of a foreign object blocking the airway.
The rescuer can immediately use the heimlich maneuver to pop the foreign object out of the way. See this link for detailed instructions on adults, infants, and oneself: http://heimlichinstitute.Com/page.Php?Id=34.

In brief: Heimlich maneuver
If a person is seen choking and then goes unconscious, the rescuer can assume that the victim cannot breathe because of a foreign object blocking the airway.
The rescuer can immediately use the heimlich maneuver to pop the foreign object out of the way. See this link for detailed instructions on adults, infants, and oneself: http://heimlichinstitute.Com/page.Php?Id=34.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. David Edsall
do not do Heimlich if the patient is trying to clear his throat or if the patient is awke unless patient agrees to have you do it.
Dr. Donald Vierling
The patient may need an emergency tracheostomy
Dr. David Edsall
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Take CPR classes
A little info here would be too dangerous.
You need to take a CPR class and they will teach you all you need to know that i can't cover in this space.

In brief: Take CPR classes
A little info here would be too dangerous.
You need to take a CPR class and they will teach you all you need to know that i can't cover in this space.
Dr. David Edsall
Dr. David Edsall
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Dr. I. Jay Freedman
Agreed! Great answer!
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