I just had a random thought. I'm eating a bowl of chilly when I almost choked on a piece of the meat when I thought of something. When a pregnant woman is choking what method of cpr would they do? Because obviously you can't use the himlic remover on a pregnant woman since it could hurt the baby or cause miscarraige
The Heimlich Maneuver presses on the strenum, not the stomach, and a sternum is evident even on a very pregnant woman. Besides, the Heimlich is used when someone is choking to death. If you don't perform it, two lives are lost.
This is like a question they asked in our test in CPR class about whether you would perform the CPR on someone with fresh scars from obvious very recent chest surgery. The answer is yes, or they will die otherwise, whether or not you disrupt the results of a recent surgery.
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