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If that doesn't dislodge what's stuck, place the thumb side of your fist against the middle of the abdomen, just above the navel; grab that fist with the other hand and give five quick, hard but separate abdominal thrusts inward and upward toward the stomach.
* If the 5 abdominal thrusts have been unsuccessful, lean the victim forward and perform up to 5 back slaps.
With your child still in your arms, you perform a few abdominal thrusts that expel the water from his lungs.
The use of abdominal thrusts (commonly known as the Heimlich maneuver) to clear an object from the airway of a conscious person will still be taught under the new guidelines.
If this falls, follow with five abdominal thrusts (the Heimlich maneuver) for a child older than one year of age who is sitting or standing.
"If the blockage is more serious, you will need to find help, or try doing abdominal thrusts on yourself.
Rob and Kathy Lapsley performed abdominal thrusts and hit her back after she bagan choking, but they and paramedics could not save her.
Parents Rob and Kathy Lapsley, from Anfield, did abdominal thrusts and hit her back after she started choking, but to no avail and paramedics could not save her.
A short time later Mr Davidson started to choke and a nurse tried unsuccessfully to remove the glove using abdominal thrusts.
"Unfortunately, less than five per cent of the nannies and maids we see know the most basic skills, such as administering CPR when someone stops breathing, or abdominal thrusts to prevent choking.