- Ask, “Are you choking?
- If a person is unable to cough, breath or speak, Activate EMS
- Stand behind the victim with one foot in-between the victims feet and your other foot behind you.
- Place the flat side of your fist just above the patients belly button. Grab the back of your fist with your other hand.
- Administer abdominal thrusts, pull- ing inward and upward, until the object comes out or the patient becomes unconscious.
If the patient is pregnant or too large to reach around, give chest thrusts instead.