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Choking in the Conscious Child

Alternate Names : Heimlich Maneuver for the Conscious Child, Obstructed Airway

Choking in the Conscious Child | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the injury recognized?

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.

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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

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