Synonyms for heimlich maneuverˈhaɪm lɪk
Heimlich maneuver, Heimlich manoeuvere(noun)
an emergency procedure to help someone who is choking because food is lodged in the trachea
A first aid procedure used to treat choking. The patient is lifted from behind, squeezing their diaphragm to expel air and thereby dislodging an obstruction in the windpipe.
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