Heimlich manoeuvere

noun
an emergency procedure to help someone who is choking because food is lodged in the trachea
Syn: ↑Heimlich maneuver
Hypernyms: ↑emergency procedure

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Heimlich maneuver — noun an emergency procedure to help someone who is choking because food is lodged in the trachea • Syn: ↑Heimlich manoeuvere • Hypernyms: ↑emergency procedure …   Useful english dictionary

  • emergency procedure — noun (medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency) • Topics: ↑medicine, ↑medical specialty • Hypernyms: ↑procedure, ↑process • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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