abdominal-thrust maneuver

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abdominal-thrust maneuver (plural abdominal-thrust maneuvers)

  1. (emergency medicine) A first aid procedure used to treat choking. The patient's diaphragm is pressured by the performer's thumb knuckle to expel air and thereby dislodging the obstruction in the windpipe.

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