First Aid For Choking

What would you do if a loved one started choking? This guide outlines the Australian Resuscitation Council's recommended approach to first aid for choking.

First Aid For Choking

The Heimlich Manoeuvre (an abdominal thrust technique) is often seen on TV but is not the recommended treatment for choking as it can break bones in the chest. Please watch the video to learn a safer way to managing choking.

Choking Guidelines from the Australian Resuscitation Council

ARC Choking Guidelines
Source: http://www.resus.org.au/public/arc_choking.pdf