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Heimlich maneuver or abdominal thrusts is a technique used to relieve choking victims. The aim of the procedure is to dislodge a foreign object that is blocking the airway of the victim. It is named after the physician Henry J Heimlich who invented the technique in the 1970s.
How to save a choking Senator: Heimlich heirs, Red Cross disagree on technique

How to save a choking Senator: Heimlich heirs, Red Cross disagree on technique

As surgery centers boom, patients are paying with their lives

As surgery centers boom, patients are paying with their lives

Poll: Some parents may take children to ER for common situations that could be handled at home

Poll: Some parents may take children to ER for common situations that could be handled at home

New set of practice guidelines from WMS may help in treatment, prevention of drowning

New set of practice guidelines from WMS may help in treatment, prevention of drowning

Children's favorite foods can pose choking hazards

Children's favorite foods can pose choking hazards

Caregiver's guide on avoiding life-threatening swallowing problems

Caregiver's guide on avoiding life-threatening swallowing problems

Gasping a good sign in sudden cardiac arrest

Gasping a good sign in sudden cardiac arrest