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Choking (cont.)

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blocked airway, upper airway, cafe coronary, can't breathe, something stuck in throat, foreign body airway obstruction, Heimlich maneuver, cough, coughing, breathing, intubation, cricothyrotomy, bronchoscopy, CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, choke, choking, abdominal thrust, abdominal thrusts, chest thrust, chest thrusts, back blow, back blows

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