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Dealing with a choking victim

Dealing with a choking victim

Choking can happen at any age. Babies and young children are at a high risk. Choking is due to an obstruction or constriction of a respiratory passageway or the airway. It causes difficulty in breathing and stops the flow of oxygen to the brain and lungs and result to severe damage to the brain or […]

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Finger probe maneuver for a choking emergency

The Heimlich maneuver is a first aid technique to save a life of a choking individual. Aside from this maneuver, another first aid technique that can be performed during a choking emergency is the finger probe maneuver. Choking can occur once an individual tries to swallow food that is too large to pass through the […]

How to prevent infants from Choking.

The information posted in this blog is for information purposes only. If you wish to learn to treat and recognize first aid emergencies register for a first aid course in Vancouver with Vancouver First Aid Ltd. The highest method of accidental deaths for infants in North America is via choking. Fortunately, there are two easy […]

CPR changes in 2011 – Choking changes.

The information posted in this blog is for information purposes only. If you want to learn to recognize and treat choking victims take a CPR course or CPR re-certification course with Vancouver First Aid Ltd. The changes in 2011 pertaining to choking affects conscious victims. The treatment of a conscious partially obstructed victim, also referred to as […]