One child chokes to death every 5 days in the US. Basic emergency medical training should be taught in schools.
Was sent to me by a contact on Linked. Not sure where the data comes from but with the ability to learn a simple and effective maneuver, the Heimlich, very easy to teach and to learn, these could be prevented.
I have taught hundreds, if not thousands, BLS/CPR which includes dealing with choking victims..
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