Treat Choking Adult

Important Information

If the choking adult is conscious, grasping their throat, they may not be breathing and cannot make a noise; Perform Back Blows, Abdominal Thrusts, or Chest Thrusts

Ask the patient - Are You Choking? If YES Alert EMS & Give Emergency Care

Patient Care; Choking Adult

STOP - Assess and observe the scene
THINK - Consider your safety and form action plan
ACT - Check responsiveness

Emergency Care

If Person is NOT Pregnant or Obese

If Person is Pregnant or Obese

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