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Alternate Names : Heimlich Maneuver for the Conscious Child, Obstructed Airway
Choking in the Conscious Child | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring
Usually a person will notice that the child is having difficulty breathing.
There may be a shocked, anxious look on the child's face, and the child may
begin to turn blue.
Choking in the Conscious Child: Symptoms & Signs
Choking in the Conscious Child: Prevention & Expectations
Author: James Broomfield, MD Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN Date Reviewed: 07/05/01