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Illustration adapted with permission from the
University of Wisconsin Medical School.
Lean the child back
30 degrees. Clap with a cupped hand between the collarbone and nipple on each
side of the chest.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerCatherine O'Malley, RRT - Respiratory Therapy
Current as ofJuly 1, 2016
Current as of:
July 1, 2016
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Catherine O'Malley, RRT - Respiratory Therapy
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