Choking 101

Scouter Adam: Notes from the District Commish

CPR-bwOver the weekend, actually on our way home Elliot started to choke on corn chips he had eaten.   I was driving, but heard it same time my wife Debora did.  She keyed in on it and asked questions of him.  Elliot could not reply, but was gasping for air.

BANG….Medical Emergency in the back seat.  I saw him in the mirror and he was in distress.

The good thing was we were on surface streets and I started looking for a place to pullover.  I knew that I would be the one who would be performing the Heimlich Maneuver, very soon.  I needed a place that when I told Debora to call 911, that she would need to know where we were.  It was a new route to her.  Cell phone 911 calls don’t transmit the location.  Only landlines do that.  We were in a good populated part of…

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