Quiz: How to Do the Heimlich Maneuver in the Conscious Adult or Child
Question 1 of 3  

The Heimlich maneuver should be used only when the airway obstruction is severe and life is endangered. Is it important NOT to interfere if the choking person can speak, cough forcefully, or breathe adequately. In addition, this maneuver is an absolute contraindication in which of the following individuals?

  • A.

    Adults who are obese

  • B.

    Children less than 20 kg

  • C.

    Infants less than 1 year

  • D.

    Women in late pregnancy


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