RIP Dr. Henry Heimlich, Inventor of the Heimlich Maneuver

RIP Dr. Henry Heimlich, Inventor of the Heimlich Maneuver


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tomhath quotes the BBC: Dr Heimlich died at the age of 96. He invented the lifesaving technique, which uses abdominal thrusts to clear a person’s airway, in 1974. In May he used the technique himself to save a woman at his retirement home. He dislodged a piece of meat with a bone in it from the airway of an 87-year-old woman, telling the BBC: “I didn’t know I really could do it until the other day.”

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