(redirected from Jaw thrust)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Jaw thrust: modified jaw thrust, Jaw Thrust Maneuver
References in periodicals archive ?
Airway intervention * Chin lift 17 (59%) 43 (62%) Jaw thrust 3 (10%) 4 (6%) Nasal airway 0 1 (1%) Oral airway 0 3 (4%) Oxygen mask 0 1 (1%) c.
He bit his tongue and had occluded his airway, so I did a jaw thrust and he started breathing.
For patients with suspected trauma, the jaw thrust manoeuvre should be used to open the airway.
As course officials winched the dead animal off William Gareth held the teenager's head still and performed a jaw thrust to open his airway.