Medical Definition of Heimlich manoeuvre

1. A planned action designed to expel an obstructing bolus of food from the throat by placing a fist on the abdomen between the navel and the costal margin, grasping the fist with the other hand, and forcefully thrusting it inward and upward so as to force the diaphragm upward, forcing air up the trachea to dislodge the obstruction. (05 Mar 2000)



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Heilbronner
Heilong Jiang
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