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Choking (cont.)

Choking Follow-up

Follow-up care is rarely needed if the object blocking the airway is removed quickly. Choking victims who require surgery or who suffer brain damage from lack of oxygen will require more extensive follow-up care.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/13/2015

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