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CPR techniques

Abdominal thrusts for adults and children:

  • Position yourself behind the victim
  • Wrap your arms around the victim's waist
  • Make a fist and place the thumb side just above the navel.
  • Hold your fist with the other arm
  • Push inward and upward, thrust
  • Repeat the thrust until the object is expelled from the airway or the victim is unresponsive.

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