INFANT HEIMLICH MANUVER


Intervene if the infant is turning color, or is not making sound !!!

HELP IF I TURN BLUE OR DON'T MAKE ANY SOUND
  • Place victim flat on his/her back with their head to your right, on a hard surface.
  • With your left hand cupped in a "C" shape, grab the infant by the jaw and rest the remainder of your arm across the infant's body.

USE KUNG-FU GRIP

YOUR HANDS GO HERE !!!

  • Take the left hand,and extend the middle 3 fingers. Place them on the infant's chest with the index finger in the center of the chest at the nipple-line.
  • Raise the index finger and depress sternum 1 inch using the remaining 2 fingers.
  • Perform 5 compresions.

    LOOK FOR THE OBJECT !!!

  • Look in the infant's mouth to see if the foreign body has been displaced.
  • If no foreign body is seen, cover the victim's mouth and nose with your mouth and attempt to ventilate.

    ATTEMPT TO BREATHE !!!!

  • If no air goes in, reposition the head and try again.
  • If no response after 1 minute, call emergency medical system dial-911
  • Return to victim and continue the Heimlich Manuver.
  • CONTINUE UNINTERRUPTED UNTIL ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT (ACLS) Recertification Online IS AVAILABLE.

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