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Heimlich does Heimlich

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TheSportsPredictor, May 27, 2016.

  1. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    96 years old and still saving lives ... Dr. Henry Heimlich uses his maneuver to save a fellow nursing-home resident from choking:


    Although the headline seems inaccurate, as Heimlich told the BBC he did use it in 2003 to save someone. So he's 2-for-2.

  2. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Chatted up his daughter at a houseparty at Mizzou. She had the sexiest SA accent.

    That's all I got to say.
  3. cjericho

    cjericho Well-Known Member

  4. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

  5. cjericho

    cjericho Well-Known Member

    yeah missed that. not sure why they'd use a different lede.
  6. justgladtobehere

    justgladtobehere Active Member

    The Man Behind the Maneuver

    Interesting story from Radiolab about Heimlich. He became kind of a medical kook and the maneuver has come under scrutiny as effective or safe (going off a months old memory of hearing it).
  7. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    I couldn't find a video clip of it, but Quantum Leap did a great parity of the Heimlich. Scott Baccula was playing a mentality challenged man who saved Heimlich's life by using the maneuver. It was a throw away scene, but quite funny.
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