Learn the Heimlich maneuver
by signing up for first-aid at your community center, school, hospital, Red Cross, or American Heart Association.
Henry Heimlich, a thoracic surgeon, the Heimlich maneuver
involves standing behind a choking victim and placing a fist, thumb side in, underneath the diaphragm.
PASADENA, CALIF -- The Heimlich maneuver
becomes unwieldy during the late stages of pregnancy, requiring adaptations, Dr.
She leaves the stage to provide the Heimlich Maneuver
, saving the woman from having her obituary reading choked to death on a martini olive.
"Last year, I had to perform the Heimlich maneuver
on a student who was choking," says Hoyt.
* The Senator once saved the life of a Republican colleague by applying the Heimlich maneuver
The rest of the group immediately engages in a conversation regarding the Heimlich maneuver
while the poor victim continues to choke, turn various shades of green and pass out.
After an unsuccessful attempt at the Heimlich maneuver
, Officer Gray laid the now unconscious man on the floor and continued abdominal thrusts until the object became dislodged.
For example, general staff need to be able to perform the Heimlich maneuver
and know how to use safe lifting and stretching techniques to prevent back injury on the job.
When she saves her father by performing the Heimlich maneuver
, her pride in her profession is evident.
At least 1,000 lives could be saved each year if more people knew the Heimlich maneuver
wasn't just for saving choking victims.
The Heimlich maneuver
has saved countless lives in restaurants and other eating places, but when Indiana mountain climber David Carter found himself choking to death on his own lung secretions while ascending Mt.