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Descriptor English: Heimlich Maneuver
Descriptor Spanish: Maniobra de Heimlich
Descriptor Portuguese: Manobra de Heimlich
Descriptor French: Manoeuvre de Heimlich
Entry term(s): Abdominal Thrust
Abdominal Thrusts
Maneuver, Heimlich
Tree number(s): E02.365.476
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059746
Scope note: An emergency treatment commonly used to clear food and other foreign objects causing AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Airway Obstruction (1975-2011)
Resuscitation (1979-2011)
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
DeCS ID: 54687
Unique ID: D059746
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Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Heimlich Maneuver - Preferred
Concept UI M0551239
Scope note An emergency treatment commonly used to clear food and other foreign objects causing AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION.
Preferred term Heimlich Maneuver
Entry term(s) Abdominal Thrust
Abdominal Thrusts
Maneuver, Heimlich



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