Figure 6. Look listen and. feel for normal breathing
Figure 7. The recovery position
Figure 8. Place the heel of one hand in the centre of the victim’s chest
Figure 9. Place the heel of your other hand on top of the first hand.
Figure 10. Interlock the fingers of your hands. Figure 11. Press down on the sternum 4—5 cm.
Figure 12. After 30 compressions open the airway again using head tilt and chin lift.
Figure 13. Blow steadily into his mouth whilst watching for his chest to rise.
Figure 14. Take your mouth away from the victim and watch for his chest to fall.
Figure 15:Recovery position
Figure 19 Adult foreign body airway obstruction treatment algorithm.
The Heimlich maneuver can be performed with the victim standing (A) or lying down (B). The hands are positioned slightly above the navel and well below the xiphoid process and then pressed into the abdomen with a quick upward thrust. The maneuver may need to be repeated.