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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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2011
2011
BackgroundRecent literature states that many necessary skills of CPR and first aid are forgotten shortly after certification. The… Expand
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2009
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2009
High quality randomized controlled trials (RCTs) (concealed allocation, relevant groups blinded and sufficiently powered, etc… Expand
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2009
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2009
Neuromuscular diseases (NMD) may affect respiratory muscles, leading to respiratory failure. Studies show that long-term… Expand
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2007
Review
2007
Cough is an important component of airway clearance, particularly in individuals with intrinsic pulmonary disease, weakness of… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
  • H. Cohen, K. Kimball
  • Otology & neurotology : official publication of…
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 24641012
Objective: To determine which common, nonpharmacological, nonsurgical treatments are most effective for treatment of benign… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Newly released reflection seismic and borehole data, combined with sedimentological, provenance, and biostratigraphic data from… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
In a previous case report a standard chest compression successfully removed a foreign body from the airway after the Heimlich… Expand
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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… Expand
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The application of the Heimlich maneuver as the initial and perhaps only step for opening the airway in all near-drowning victims… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
To investigate the application of a cough-creating thrust for the removal of airway-obstructing foreign material, the thrust was… Expand
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