Heimlich

Heim·lich

(hīm'lik),
Henry J., U.S. thoracic surgeon, *1920. See: Heimlich maneuver.
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And Nacho immediately used his first aid skills, grabbing the man and performing the Heimlich manoeuvre on him before clearing his windpipe by pounding on his back.
If this fails, try abdominal thrusts, known as the Heimlich Manoeuvre: stand behind the casualty and put your arms around the upper part of the abdomen.
A FORMER GP who introduced the Heimlich manoeuvre to UK first aid organisations in the late 1970s is campaigning for a Welsh woman's pioneering back treatment to be recognised by medical professionals.
However, the little girl continued to choke, quick thinking Jan decided to put her training in to practice and put the Heimlich manoeuvre to the test.
While one of the officers called for paramedics, another grabbed Mrs Musgrave and carried out the Heimlich Manoeuvre to dislodge the fruit.
Still, Air Transport Association Chief Economist John Heimlich notes, the fuel market remains tight.
Marisa attempted the Heimlich maneuver, but to no avail.
So I need no help in accumulation of material of no apparent use or interest but which might one day come in handy when I need to know how to unblock a constipated cat or help save a choking young lady with the Heimlich manoeuvre (you get hold of the person from behind, lock your hands at their front and squeeze).
Determining that she had a piece of hard candy lodged in her throat, Officer Golden used the Heimlich maneuver three times on his daughter.
Jean Reilly suffered a number of broken ribs and serious internal bruising after a man performed the Heimlich manoeuvre on her.
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.
Studies of the importance of word knowledge in comprehending text--and the remote searcher is a reader dependent upon text--have been confirmed by researchers since the 1920's and more recently by Barrett and Graves in 1981, Hayes and Tierney, 1982, and Nagy and Hermann in 1987 (as cited in Pittleman, Heimlich, Berglund, and French, 1991).