Doctor Henry Heimlich (96) died

Doctor Henry Heimlich (96) died

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Doctor Henry Heimlich, known for the Heimlichgreep, is Saturday at age 96, in the hospital died from the effects of a heart attack.

That makes his family in Cincinnati known in the American media.

Doctor Heimlich was in the seventies known for his method to people who have to choke choking rescue.

The therapist is behind the patient, embraces him at the height of the abdomen, between the breastbone and navel and leave with a solid upward to push the blocking object from the windpipe to shoot.

In may paste Heimlich his own grip even to a woman in the nursing home to save. The 87-year-old woman choked in a piece of hamburger.

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