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Put kid upside down while doing Heimlich on her/him

First, don't hold your 4 year old child upside down when performing abdominal thrusts for choking. This is what you (and any bystander) should do for a choking child (Note that intervention for a ...
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At what age (or what size) is safe to implement the Heimlich maneuver on a child if they are choking?

If someone is truly in need of the Heimlich manoeuvre, that means they are dying and cracked ribs are not a consideration in this case. The same goes for cracked ribs after CPR. However... the ...
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