Who is at risk for choking? EVERYONE. While is occurs most frequently in some age groups everyone is susceptible.
Every 2 hours someone dies from choking. It is the 4th leading cause of death in children 1 child every 5 days will die from choking it is a leading cause of death among individuals over 65
100,000 annually are seen in the ER due to a choking incident.
Hard candy is the number cause of choking, followed by food (carrots, apples, grapes, nuts, peanut butter, marshmallows) and toys.
Choking can lead to respiratory arrest which can lead to cardiac arrest.
Heartsaver AED/CPR provides hands on instruction on how to assist someone that is choking. There are many different situations that may arise that can affect the steps. Is the choking person bigger than the helper, what happens if the choking person becomes unconscious, what if the person choking is pregnant?
Our experienced staff members will address each of the scenarios and then some.
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Deliver 5 back blows between the shoulders
sandwich the baby cradling the head, and flip
5 chest thrust on the nipple line
Do not attempt to flip a choking adult upside down to shake the obstruction out.
Holding a baby by their arms does not help a choking baby.
Raising an adults arms does not help a person choking
Dates June 25th, July 9th, 23rd, August 13th and 27th