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First Aid If Someone Chokes

Overview Of Choking A person chokes when the airway is partially or entirely blocked and airflow to the lungs is restricted or cut off. The choking victim either has difficulty breathing or cannot take in air at all. A choking casualty might pass on if first aid is not given straight away. Breathing is a vital part of our existence. When we breathe in, we inhale in a blend of oxygen, nitrogen and carbon dio ...

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How to treat choking

Choking is the mechanical obstruction of the flow of air from the environment into the lungs that prevents breathing. It can be partial or complete. During a partial choking, there is inadequate flow of air to the lungs. Prolonged and complete choking will result in asphyxia which will lead to anoxia which is very dangerous. [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwJlZnu05Cw"] Oxygen in the blood and ...

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