GIVE 5 BACK BLOWS
Bend the child forward at the waist and
give 5 back blows between the shoulder
blades with the heel of one hand
GIVE 5 ABDOMINAL THRUSTS
■ Place a fist with the thumb side against
the middle of the child’s abdomen, just
above the navel.
■ Cover your fist with your other hand.
■ Give 5 quick, upward abdominal thrusts.
Continue sets of 5 back blows and 5
abdominal thrusts until the:
■ Object is forced out.
■ Child can cough forcefully or breathe.
■ Child becomes unconscious.
CALL 911 next!
GIVE 30 CHEST COMPRESSIONS
Push hard, push fast in the middle of the chest.
■ Child: Push about 2 inches deep.
■ Infant: Push about 1½ inches
■ Push fast, at least 100
compressions per minute.
GIVE 2 RESCUE BREATHS
■ Tilt the head back and lift the chin up.
■ Child: Pinch the nose shut, then make a complete
seal over child’s mouth.
■ Infant: Make complete seal
over infant’s mouth and nose.
■ Blow in for about 1 second to
make the chest clearly rise.
■ Give rescue breaths, one after