Byline: Roya Sayadi and Joel Herskowitz
Illustration: Anet James from “Swallow Safely”
[NFOSD note: This article is for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for consultation with and expert training by an appropriate health care professional. Also, an Internet search on “self Heimlich maneuver” will result in additional articles and videos on this topic.]
We read in newspapers or online every day about someone’s heroism in administering the Heimlich maneuver to someone choking on food.
But suppose that other person were not present? What then? Would they simply choke to death? If that person were YOU, what would you do?
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