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How to manage a choking adult

How to manage a choking adult

How to manage a choking adult

Elizabeth Simpson
Elizabeth Simpson
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

$30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00

$30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00

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Launch date: 08 Feb 2018
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Last updated: 21 Feb 2020

Reference: 186922

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(7 Feb 2020)
It was very useful and knowledgeable with photos to illustrate what are being explained.
Miss NOELAH NANZIRA (6 Feb 2020)
This course has great re-visits of the management given to a chocking adult.
(5 Feb 2020)
great lesson

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Description

Choking, or foreign body airway obstruction, is a common, yet treatable, cause of accidental death. This article aims to provide an overview of the skills required when faced with this emergency in adults, including how to recognise this emergency, the immediate management and treatment required, and the necessary aftercare.

Choking usually occurs when a person is eating or drinking.
An obstruction may classified as mild or severe.
For a severe obstruction in a conscious person, it may be necessary to administer back blows and/or abdominal thrusts to remove the obstruction from the airway.

Objectives

On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of:
Recognise when choking occurs and list the signs and symptoms of choking.
Quickly assess whether an obstruction is mild or severe.
Describe the various techniques for removing an obstruction from the airway in a conscious person.
Elizabeth Simpson

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Elizabeth Simpson
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Nurse lecturer and Interprofessional Simulation Centre coordinator, Nursing and Community Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland.

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User Reviews (8)

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(7 Feb 2020)
It was very useful and knowledgeable with photos to illustrate what are being explained.
Miss NOELAH NANZIRA (6 Feb 2020)
This course has great re-visits of the management given to a chocking adult.
(5 Feb 2020)
great lesson
(5 Feb 2020)
This updates our knowledge. Lets take advantage of these courses n learn more.
Mr BENEDICT KISILU WAMBUA (3 Feb 2020)
very practical
Mr Dacosta Owusu (25 Jan 2020)
Helpful
(13 Jan 2020)
Ever health work must learn this
Mr Baah Prince (13 Feb 2020)
very package yet very Summarized

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