Maniobra de Heimlich en niños conscientes

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Maniobra de Heimlich en niños conscientes

La asfixia es bastante común. La muerte por asfixia ocurre con mayor frecuencia en niños menores de tres años de edad y en personas ancianas, pero se puede producir a cualquier edad. La maniobra de Heimlich ha sido valiosa para salvar vidas y puede ser aplicada por cualquier persona que haya aprendido la técnica.

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  • Last Reviewed on 01/01/2013
  • Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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This page was last updated: June 26, 2013

         
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