Heimlich Maneuver

Known as: heimlich maneuvers, heimlich manoeuvre, Abdominal Thrust 
An emergency treatment commonly used to clear food and other foreign objects causing AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
High quality randomized controlled trials (RCTs) (concealed allocation, relevant groups blinded and sufficiently powered, etc… (More)
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2004
2004
(CHEST 2004; 125:302–304) A 56-year-old man presented with complaints of dysphagia and shortness of breath for the past 2 days… (More)
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2002
2002
Complications from the Heimlich maneuver are relatively infrequent. Two fatal cases of abdominal aortic thrombosis have been… (More)
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2002
2002
The Heimlich maneuver has been widely accepted as a safe and effective method of relieving life-threatening foreign-body upper… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Choking is a common emergency problem. The Heimlich maneuver is unquestionably effective in relieving airway obstruction. Serious… (More)
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1996
1996
Since 1975, the Heimlich maneuver has been widely applied to relieve upper airway obstruction caused by aspirated material. Life… (More)
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1995
1995
The application of the Heimlich maneuver as the initial and perhaps only step for opening the airway in all near-drowning victims… (More)
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1989
1989
This report describes a case of pneumomediastinum in a 3-year-old child following the incorrect performance of the Heimlich… (More)
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1988
1988
Flooding of the lungs occurs routinely in drowning victims. The cause of death in 90% of them is hypoxemia caused by water in the… (More)
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1976
1976
To investigate the application of a cough-creating thrust for the removal of airway-obstructing foreign material, the thrust was… (More)
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