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Doctor who heimlichgreep thought of death

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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.

Heimlich invented the grip during his work at the surgery department of the Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati. The doctor is also the creator of other techniques from the medical world.

Heimlich paste in may own grip yet

Saved lives

In the United States alone has the heimlichgreep saved the lives of more than 100,000 people, reports the BBC. According to a statement from the family is Heimlich “a hero for many around the world.”

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.

Doctor Henry Heimlich (96) died

Doctor Henry Heimlich, known for the heimlichgreep, is Saturday at age 96, died.
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Doctor Heimlich was in the seventies known for his method to people who have to choke choking rescue. About his medical discoveries is a book written.
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Heimlich demonstrates the maneuver, which he behind the patient, embraces him at the height of the abdomen, between the breastbone and navel, and with a firm upward push the blocking object out of the trachea allows shooting.
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Heimlich (second from right) was in 1984 in New York, the Lasker prize award for his contribution to the medical world.
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