choking


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Synonyms for choking

a condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx)

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the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

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The Act Fast Anti Choking Trainer is a special vest that allows people to practise abdominal thrusts and deliver choking first aid fast and effectively.
First aid charity St John Ambulance revealed more than four-fifths of West Yorkshire parents (81%) do not know how to save a baby from choking, despite four in 10 having witnessed such an incident.
St John Ambulance has revealed that two-thirds of parents in Newcastle don't know the correct technique for saving their baby from choking, despite it being a major fear and 42% having witnessed it.
Children up to 36 months old are especially vulnerable to choking and ingestion hazards from a range of common objects found in and outside the home, ACCC Deputy Chair Delia Rickard said.
These foods have high-risk characteristics that make them more likely to block a child's airway or make them more difficult to chew, which can lead to more serious choking events.
I think he is choking," a woman with a barbequed chicken leg in her hand will say, her slender fingers clinging to greased ligament.
A recent study by the Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Research Institute of Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that in the United States, an average of 12,435 children younger than 15 years of age are treated in hospital emergency departments for nonfatal food-related choking annually.
At first, she thought they were doing drugs but she later learned that they were involved in a game known by many names, most notably, the choking game.
Be advised, when choking the Black Cloud, Blind Side, or any "sabot style" wad system, you likely don't need anything more than a modified choke in a factory-offered configuration.
A SERIOUSLY ill pensioner died after choking on a sandwich an inquest heard.
Hot dogs, those ubiquitous and savory symbols of the American diet, have caught the attention of pediatricians at Johns Hopkins Children's Center and elsewhere for a decidedly unappetizing reason - they are a choking hazard for young children.
The choking game or suffocation roulette in adolescence.
AN 87-YEAR-OLD woman died at a care home after choking on a ham sandwich.