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Foreign Body Obstruction(Complete/Partial)

Date Last Search Run: Feb 01, 2022
Table last updated: Dec 09, 2019
Data last added: Sep 02, 2014

Recommendation RECOMMENDATION FOR INTERVENTION
STRENGTH OF EVIDENCE FOR INTERVENTION   SUPPORTIVE (Green) NEUTRAL (Yellow) AGAINST (Red) NOT YET GRADED (White)
1 (strong evidence exists)      
2 (fair evidence exists)      
3 (weak evidence exists)    


Interventions

Abdominal Thrusts
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
III Supportive (Green) Patient improvement Patient PH-Paramedic Soroudi A., Shipp HE., Stepanski BM., Ray LU., Murrin PA., Chan TC., et al. Adult foreign body airway obstruction in the prehospital setting. Prehosp Emerg Care 2007; 11(1):25-29. Medline

Back Blows
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference

Chest Thrusts
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference

Cricothyrotomy
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference

Direct Laryngoscopy and Magill forceps
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
III Supportive (Green) Patient improvement Patient PH-Paramedic Soroudi A., Shipp HE., Stepanski BM., Ray LU., Murrin PA., Chan TC., et al. Adult foreign body airway obstruction in the prehospital setting. Prehosp Emerg Care 2007; 11(1):25-29. Medline

Oxygen
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference


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