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Airway Obstruction

What are the causes, signs & symptoms of Airway Obstruction

What is Airway Obstruction? Physical obstruction, Cyanosis (grey/blue colour), Difficulty speaking, Difficulty Breathing, Noisy breathing, Red puppy face
What are the signs & symptoms of Airway Obstruction? Signs of distress, Flaring Nostrils, persistant cough, Choking (Full or Partial Obstruction) - Foreign Object is stuck at back of throat
What is the treatment for Airway Obstruction in a conscious adult? Encourage to cough, 5 Back Slaps, 5 Abdomen Thrusts - if these don't work after 3 attempts patient will be unconscious so administer CPR
Created by: pburke1