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A 25-year-old man while having dinner suddenly becomes aphonic and is brought to the casualty for the complaint of respiratory difficulty. What should be the immediate most appropriate management?



A Cricothyroidotomy
B Emergency tracheostomy

C Humidified oxygen
D Heimlich maneuver.

Ans. D

Heimlich maneuver

1). In A 25-year-old man while having dinner suddenly becomes aphonic and has of respiratory difficulty. The immediate most appropriate step is – Heimlich maneuver.

2). “Agonal respiratory movements may persist for a short time after the on- set of cardiac arrest, but it is important to observe for severe stridor with a persistent pulse as a clue to aspiration of a foreign body or food. If this is suspected, a Heimlich maneuver may dislodge the obstructing body.

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