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Young Mom Saves Choking Susan Boyle
Susan Boyle is one lucky lady, as one young woman was able to save her from choking. Plus, tips on how save a choking victim.
According to Thaindian News (via the Sun), young mom Lisanne Scott was at an Asda store when she saw Susan Boyle choking on a pineapple tart.
Lisanne Scott had recognized Susan Boyle but thought nothing of it until she noticed that the singer was shouting and clutching her throat. As the young mom explains, "Subo was very upset and was gasping for breath. A woman was punching her on the back but it wasn't hard enough. I left my shopping trolley and ran over to help. I gave her some hard thumps and that seemed to do the trick and clear her throat. I was just glad to help her. She is a lovely singer and a nice lady."
Young Mom Saves Susan Boyle: Prevention
Susan Boyle was lucky that Lisanne Scott happened to be in the right place at the right time and that she was able to act quickly. If Susan Boyle had not been in a public place, no one would have been around to help her.
According to faqs.org, about 3,000 adults die every year from choking. Yet there are several precautions we can use to prevent those numbers from increasing.
Medline Plus indicates that eating too fast or not chewing food properly can cause choking. Other causes include improperly fitted dentures, alcoholic consumption, breathing in vomit while unconscious, or young children breathing in small objects. Head trauma or swelling can also cause choking.
We can prevent choking incidents by chewing food properly, making sure dentures fit properly, keeping children away from small objects, and not consuming too much alcohol while eating.
Young Mom Saves Susan Boyle: How to Save a Choking Victim
While prevention is best, there are still many ways to help a choking victim. If you see someone who is choking, it is important for someone to call 911 or a medical professional right away. Good Morning America has some helpful tutorials on rescue procedures. If a person is conscious. The speaker recommends a procedure where you place your hand on the chest and give five thumps between the shoulder blades. If the person goes unconscious, then begin CPR.
Of course, if a choking victim is under one-year-old, then don't perform the Heimlich maneuver. Instead, turn the baby upside down and give thumps between the shoulder blades. if the baby goes unconscious, begin CPR (chest pumps followed by mouth-to-mouth).