logging in or signing up choking randhawakiran23 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 1198 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: July 28, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 2 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Choking : Choking Kiran randhawa Presented by:INTRODUCTION: INTRODUCTION Choking is the blockage of upper airway by food or other objects, which prevents a person from breathing effectively.DEFINITION: DEFINITION Partial or complete obstruction of the airway due to inhaled foreign body resulting in coughing, gagging or wheezing and even unconsciousness.CAUSES OF AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION: CAUSES OF AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION IN ADULTS Incomplete chewing of food Talking / laughing during chewing Poor fitting dental work Alcohol consumption Parkinson's disease Advancing ageCAUSES OF AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION: CAUSES OF AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION IN CHILDREN Incomplete chewing of food Foreign bodiesCAUSES OF AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION: CAUSES OF AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION Attempting to eat large pieces Eating hard candySIGN & SYMPTOMS: SIGN & SYMPTOMS IN ADULTS Coughing / gagging Sudden inability to speakCont’d: Cont’d Hand signals & panic Clutching the throat WheezingCont’d: Cont’d Cyanosis Fainting Congestion of face Anaphylactic shockSIGN & SYMPTOMS: SIGN & SYMPTOMS IN INFANTS Difficulty breathing Weak cough Weak cryFIRST AID MANAGEMENT OF CHOKING: FIRST AID MANAGEMENT OF CHOKING IN ADULTSSlide 15: IN CHILDRENBACK BLOWS: BACK BLOWSPREVENTION OF CHOKING IN CHILDREN: PREVENTION OF CHOKING IN CHILDREN Keep chunks of meat / grapes or hard candy & other food that children may choke on , OUT OF REACH NUTS should NOT BE GIVEN to children under the age of SEVEN Cut firmer foods into SMALL PIECES before feeding them to a small child.PREVENTION OF CHOKING IN CHILDREN: PREVENTION OF CHOKING IN CHILDREN Teach children to CHEW PROPERLY before swallowing Always keep SMALL TOY PARTS & other household objects OUT OF REACH in small children.BIBLIOGRAPHY: BIBLIOGRAPHY Singh.A. First Aid & emergency Care. NR Brothers.Indore:2007; 74-76 Tindall.B.Handbook of first aid . Baillere tindall. London:2004;91-94 Gotto.M.A.emergencymedicine & first aid guide: lifeline press.Washington :2007; 74-76 Asphyxia causes & management . Available from http//www.choking243.causes,management.Slide 20: THANK YOU You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.