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While eating dinner, a friend suddenly starts to cough weakly and makes high-pitched noises. What should you do?



A. Lower him to the floor, check for and remove an object if it is visible at the back of the throat, give a breaths and up to 5 abdominal thrusts.
B. Give abdominal thrusts until the object is dislodged or he becomes unconscious.
C. Encourage him to continue coughing to try to dislodge the object.
D. Open the airway using the head-tilt/chin-lift technique.

This question is part of Final Test: First Aid for choking people
Asked by Ninghua, Last updated: Apr 08, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered May 05, 2017

Give abdominal thrusts until the object is dislodged or he becomes unconscious.
 

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