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Dan Hehir

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What do I do if someone is choking?

Medical Moments

Dan Hehir

Every year in the US about 3000 people die from choking. Knowing how to immediately treat someone who is choking could save a life. The steps are simple. First, if someone is choking, assess the situation. If they are able to cough, speak or breathe, do not intervene. It is best to let the person … Continued