Choking: Immediate Response for Emergencies

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  • Assess the severity and encourage coughing if the person can breathe.
  • Perform abdominal thrusts (Heimlich maneuver) if the person cannot breathe, speak, or cough effectively.
  • Call emergency services (e.g., 112) if the obstruction persists.
  • Perform CPR if the person becomes unresponsive and stops breathing.
  • Stay with the person and provide reassurance until medical help arrives.

Swift and appropriate action is crucial in choking emergencies.

Disclaimer: This information is for reference purposes only and does not substitute professional medical advice. Contact emergency services and healthcare professionals for immediate assistance.

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