Choking: Overview

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Modified on 2009/10/14 21:52 by admin
Choking may occur when an object becomes lodged in the upper portion of the trachea. The offending object usually impairs the victim's ability to inhale. If the object is not rapidly removed using the Heimlich maneuver, the person may die. Over 1,200 children choke to death each year.

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