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ABC For a Choking Adult with Video Illustration

ABC For a Choking Adult – Basic first aid

Choking occurs when a foreign body (usually food) gets trapped in the throat or windpipe

ABC For a Choking Adult

If you see a conscious, choking individual that is coughing.

  1. Encourage continued coughing.
  2. If the person is unable to cough, speak, or breathe,
    then take the following steps:

Repeat until the object the person is choking on is forced out and person breathes or coughs on his or her own.

  • If the person is still not responding or is unable to breathe seek Urgent Medical Attention.

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