The choking rescue procedure (Heimlich maneuver) is not recommended
when the above signs are present. A cough will often dislodge the food or
object and relieve the symptoms. If coughing does not relieve your symptoms,
contact your doctor for evaluation.
Primary Medical Reviewer
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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