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Using the Heimlich maneuver quickly clears the lungs of water and enables other lifesaving measures, such as mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, to work more effectively.
Chronic asthma sufferers, for example, are able to perform the Heimlich maneuver on themselves, to force out air and secretions trapped in lung spaces that have lost their elasticity.
CHICAGO -- An Elmhurst man who had never performed the Heimlich maneuver used the technique on Friday afternoon, April 24, to save a woman from choking at a downtown Chicago restaurant.
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Heimlich, known for the Heimlich maneuver treatment for choking.
Washington, February 8 ( ANI ): Clint Eastwood performed the Heimlich maneuver on Steve John, who was choking on a piece of cheese, and saved his life.
It turns out that for at least five years, the Heimlich maneuver has been just the second part of the method the American Red Cross, and some other lifesaving organizations, want us all to use in trying to save each other from choking to death.
Marisa attempted the Heimlich maneuver, but to no avail.
Campus security director Mario Chavez used the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge the snack after security officer George Torres couldn't get it out, said Deputy Frank Jinright.
Determining that she had a piece of hard candy lodged in her throat, Officer Golden used the Heimlich maneuver three times on his daughter.
It's important to be familiar with CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), the Heimlich maneuver, and Automated External Defibrillators so if an emergency arises, you can be prepared.
Heimlich therefore recommends careful study of the various means of administering the Heimlich maneuver and imprinting them in our minds before being called upon to carry out the procedure.