Heimlich manoeuvere


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Noun1.Heimlich manoeuvere - an emergency procedure to help someone who is choking because food is lodged in the tracheaHeimlich manoeuvere - an emergency procedure to help someone who is choking because food is lodged in the trachea
emergency procedure - (medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)
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The inquest, conducted by the Mayo coroner Pat O'Connor, heard that on noticing Ms McGing was in distress staff tried slapping her back and performing the Heimlich manoeuvere to clear her airway.