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What is the Heimlich maneuver?

Heimlich maneuver is used to eject a stuck object from the airway. Every year, choking is responsible for causing deaths due to the obstruction of the airway that results to suffocation. The technique lifts the diaphragm and expels air from the lungs. This helps expel the foreign object from the airway. How to perform the […]