TMC: Choking is a common health hazard during the holidays


via Medical City |  Go easy on the chocolates, nuts, and cookies and do these if you see someone choking:

  • give up to 5 back blows between the shoulder blades with the heel of your hand
  • do abdominal thrusts
  • give CPR if necessary
  • follow up

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