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Life support to help the person breathe will be done by emergency personnel in the ambulance and at the hospital emergency department.
At the hospital, the doctor may perform several tests and procedures to find out what caused the choking and to make sure no other objects are blocking the airway.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/23/2014
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