'She just started breathing' - Heimlich
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'After three compressions, this piece of meat came out'

Dr Henry Heimlich, 96, describes performing the Heimlich manoeuvre that he invented in the 1970s on a woman who was choking on food in his retirement home.

The technique is credited with having saved more than 100,000 lives in the US alone, including former President Ronald Reagan.

  • 27 May 2016