Producer: Dr. Bonnie L. Walker
Item Code: IP/CA
Format: DVD
Running Time: 13 Minutes

Injury Prevention / Preventing Choking And Aspiration

Weak swallowing muscles, poor cough or gag reflexes and dementia are just a few of the factors that put the elderly at risk of choking and aspiration.  In this program, viewers learn to identify the characteristics of choking, aspiration, strangulation and suffocation…and they learn prevention tips to help reduce these risks.  Included are practical tools including illustrated step-by-step instructions for using the Heimlich Maneuver on both conscious and unconscious victims.

This tape is part of a ten tape series listed in this catalog as Injury Prevention for the Elderly, The Series.

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