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Put kid upside down while doing Heimlich on her/him

I understand the Heimlich procedure I should do if my kid ( 4 years ) is choking, but I want to know if is a good idea to put her upside down while doing it? Would not gravity + my contstant pushing ...
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What's the quickest and most effective way of removing food from the windpipe in an emergency room setting?

The Heimlich maneuver is well-known as a way of ejecting food and other obstructions from the windpipe, yet it is not always effective. If someone began choking on food in the best possible ...
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At what age (or what size) is safe to implement the Heimlich maneuver on a child if they are choking?

At what age (or what size) is safe to implement the Heimlich maneuver on a child if they are choking? I'm worried if I were to see a child choking, and I applied the Heimlich maneuver, that I might ...