Choking – infant under 1 year

Definition of Choking – infant under 1 year

Choking is when an infant can’t breathe because food, a toy, or other object is blocking the airway (throat or windpipe).

Symptoms

The danger signs of choking are:

Review

Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, Clinic. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 7/8/2009

Choking first aid - infant under 1 year - series

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