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What is the best way to relieve choking in a responsive adult?

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October 26, 2010 7:02AM

If they are coughing, encourage them to keep coughing. DO NOT PAT THEIR BACKS, this may lodge the object further in their throat.

If they are no longer coughing, and can not breathe at all, the hiemlec (sp?) maneuver is your best option.