How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver in 6 Different Situations
Written By: Brett and Kate McKay | Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
You're in a restaurant enjoying a dinner with friends, when all of a sudden you hear a woman shriek: "He's choking!"
You calmly excuse yourself from the table and dash with effortless cool towards the source of the loud yell. You find a man with a look of terror in his eyes, gripping his throat, indicating that something is lodged within. You politely ask the distraught woman to step aside. You place your arms around the choking man's abdomen and give two deft inward thrusts. A scallop shoots out of the man's mouth and lands conveniently in a trash can. The restaurant bursts into applause.
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