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Choking & Airway Obstructions: What to do?

Image displaying human airwaysImportant! When trying to assist a casualty who is choking by attempting to clear her/his airway, a Responder should be persistent. Don’t give up. A Responder should Call 9-1-1 or contact the Emergency Medical Services (or get someone else to make the call) and continue the following steps without interruption until the obstruction is dislodged or Emergency Medical Personnel arrive and take over.

Content excerpted from the Urgent First Aid Guide used by permission Copyright 2013 UrgentFirstAid.com All Rights Reserved. Get a full copy of the First Aid Guide for under $1!

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2 thoughts on “Choking & Airway Obstructions: What to do?”

  • Kristian

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  • Carly Brooke Avraham
    Carly Brooke Avraham December 28, 2015 at 02:50

    That made a big concern simple to understand. THanks.

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