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Lay the victim face up on the floorUse one hand to support and position the victim's chin. Use the thumb of that handto depress the victim's tongue while grasping the chin with the palm and fingers. At the same time, lift the jaw. Use the index finger of the opposite hand as a hook to clear any foreign materials inside the victim's mouthOpen the victim's airway by tilting the head back and raising the chin. Attempt to ventilate the victim (as explained in the CPR guidelines). If the airway is still blocked, reposition the head and attempt to clear it again. If this is still not effective (the chest does not rise), begin compressionsThe rescuer should kneel next to the victim and stack his hands over the middle of the victim's chest. Deliver a series of 15 compressions, as used for CPR. Alternate series of 15 compressions with attempts to clear the victim's airway and ventilate, as described in the earlier steps. Discontinue compressions when the object is ejected, rescue breathing is successful, or if the victim begins to breathe independently. Place the revived victim in the recovery position.Conscious chokingTreatment for a Choking BabyWhile standing, the rescuer places the baby face down on his forearm, providing support to the head and chest.Using the other hand, give five sharp blows to the back.Use an index finger as a hook to clear objects from the baby's mouth. Do not reach blindly down the victim's throat.
If the baby has not stopped choking, use two fingers to administer five chest compressions, as used for CPR.Check the baby's mouth for additional foreign objects.Repeat this sequence three times. If choking continues, call 911. Continue the series of back blows, mouth sweeps, and compressions until help arrives.Do not use the Heimlich Maneuver with infants.Treatment for a Conscious Chocking Child (1-7years old)Ask, "Are you choking?" If the victim can respond by speaking or coughing, there isno need to begin treatment. Continue to monitor the victim.If the victim is unable to speak or cough, begin the Heimlich Maneuver, a system ofabdominal thrusts that work to clear the obstruction:The rescuer stands behind the victim, bringing his arms around the victim, just above his hips.The rescuer will make a fist with one hand, placing his thumb against the victim's abdomen. The opposite hand grasps the fist to provide support.The rescuer links his hands just above the victim's navel and pulls inward and upward with a strong force until the object is expelled.Discontinue the Heimlich Maneuver when the victim begins to cough, speak, or lose consciousness.Treatment for an Unconscious Choking Child (1-7 years old)Call 911.Lay the victim face up on the floor.Use one hand to support and position the victim's chin. Use the thumb of that handto depress the victim's tongue while grasping the chin with the palm and fingers.

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