Dr. Heimlich ‘saved my life’ in nursing home
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Late doctor used his method to save choking friend

Dr Henry Heimlich used his own "Heimlich manoeuvre" - which involves thrusts to the abdomen - earlier this year to save a patient at his nursing home.

Eighty-seven year old Patty Ris from Cincinatti retirement home said: “He literally saved my life - we were chatting and he noticed I couldn't breath. He said ‘don’t be frightened, I’m going to help you.’”

This clip is originally from 5 live Breakfast on Sunday 18 December 2016.

  • 18 Dec 2016