What is it?
In some circumstances, such as the aspiration of an object or foreign body, it is necessary to practice the art of unblocking the airway. It can be a very serious situation where a child’s life is endangered.
All foreign bodies were extracted to produce no complications: pneumonia, persistent cough, asthma and difficulty breathing.
It is a very common childhood curiosity by putting everything in their mouths.
What to do
When the child seeks an object becomes lodged in the throat begins to cough forcefully. Should be encouraged to cough and cough is likely to push the object out. Should not be given back blows should be removed manually or blind a foreign body lodged in the throat. There is a risk of introducing even more the object of increasing airway obstruction. Only if the object is visible and easily removable extraction can be attempted with the index finger as a hook.
In urgent cases where the cough is unable to expel the foreign body and the child begins to look bad, and a bluish color (cyanosis) due to the lack of air maneuvers are indicated removal or Heimlich.
The Heimlich maneuver involves embracing a child from behind, passing the arms under the armpits and performing 5 compressions sharp with both hands clasped on his stomach in an upward direction. If the child is not breathing should be performed between courses of Heimlich maneuvers breathing word of mouth. ”
In children under one year old child should be placed face down, his head bent over the body and give five slaps on the area between the two blades, and then turn around and do 5 chest compressions with two fingers on the breastbone. If the child is not breathing should do rescue breathing.
You have to go immediately to an emergency center and call an ambulance.