abdominal thrust


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abdominal thrust

n
(Medicine) another name for Heimlich manoeuvre
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The violent abdominal thrust from behind is designed to dislodge objects which have obstructed the upper airway.
The hospital's cardiopulmonary resuscitation instructors emphasize the importance of the abdominal thrust maneuver during all staff training sessions.
Her dislodged belongings, together with the exhibition's title, are a play on the Heimlich maneuver (the violent but lifesaving abdominal thrust that ejects foreign objects from the airway) and Freud's unheimlich, which can mean "uncanny" and "that which is not home.
He slapped her on the back and went to fetch another nurse who helped him perform an abdominal thrust to dislodge the obstacle but it did not work.
The Actar D-fib's training features include jaw thrust, abdominal thrust, head tilt with closeable airway, and realistic chest compressions.
He performed one abdominal thrust and then repositioned his hands when the technique did not appear to be working, he said.
After three attempts at using the abdominal thrust procedure, she managed to dislodge the stuck food and enabled the customer to breathe again.
The LAST resort is the abdominal thrust, or Heimlich manoeuvre.
If you do perform an abdominal thrust on someone they should be seen immediately by a doctor.
After successfully doing an abdominal thrust you must ensure your sister goes to hospital.
He was turning blue in the face and suffocating and I really had to think on my feet and eventually got the sweet out by giving him an abdominal thrust.