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Abdominal Thrusts for Choking Victim

  • Call or have someone call LISD Police or 911.
  • Get behind the victim.  
  • Wrap your arms around the person’s waist, just above their navel.
  • Clasp your hands together in a doubled fist.  
  • Press in and up in quick thrusts.
  • Be careful not to exert pressure against the victim’s rib cage with forearms.
  • Repeat the procedure until choking stops.