Choking (more than 1 year old)

With thanks to St John Ambulance.

1. Shout for help.

2. Stand or kneel behind the person.

3. Wrap your arms around the person’s waist.

4. Make a fst with one hand.

5. Wrap this fst with your other hand.

6. Put the thumb side of your fist above the belly button and below the breastbone.

7. Grasp the fst and Give quick upward abdominal thrusts.

8. Give thrusts until the object is forced out.

9. Begin CPR if the person becomes unresponsive.

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