Heimlich Maneuver

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More than 3,000 people in the United States die from choking each year. The Heimlich Maneuver, devised in the early 1970s, has long been recognized as the best way to dislodge an object from the throat of a choking victim.

For instructions on how to perform the Heimlich Maneuver, visit: http://www.heimlichinstitute.org/howtodo.html#chokingAnchor