Choking

Matthias and Sten

Symtoms

To see if a person is choking, you need to find these things...



  • Inability to talk
  • Difficulty breathing or noisy breathing
  • Inability to cough forcefully
  • Skin, lips and nails turning blue or dusky
  • Loss of consciousness

How to help a person who is choking?


  • Give 5 back blows. First, deliver five back blows between the person's shoulder blades with the heel of your
  • Give 5 abdominal thrusts. Perform five abdominal thrusts (also known as the Heimlich maneuver).
  • Alternate between 5 blows and 5 thrusts until the blockage is dislodged.

Choking