Lisa said that when she was choking, you stood by and did nothing.
The guardsman on the ground rose, coughing and choking from her blows.
Adrienne nodded, choking back tears.
She gulped, nearly choking on her food.
The man was sobbing and choking convulsively.
The artillery and baggage wagons moved noiselessly through the deep dust that rose to the very hubs of the wheels, and the infantry sank ankle-deep in that soft, choking, hot dust that never cooled even at night.
The bed sagged beside her and she jerked her head up, choking down a sob.
Clutching her breast to keep herself from choking, Sonya, pale and trembling with fear and agitation, sat down in an armchair and burst into tears.
A tremendous flood, in 1616, choking the Cauto with trees and III.
She was remembering the view of the creek from the bridge - and the brush choking its banks.
She made a choking, gagging motion at her throat in answer to Donnie's written question.
He had evidently run out of that room to give vent to the sobs that were choking him.
She raised the whip, choking out words through a constricted throat.
The cause of this choking of the pores is precisely the same as that described below in the case of sand filters.
That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.
"I think, Princess, it is not convenient to speak of that now," she said with external dignity and coldness, though she felt the tears choking her.
Drainage finding no outlet through the thick clay, the soil of the forest region is often hidden beneath extensive marshes, and the forests themselves are often mere thickets choking marshy ground; large tracts of sand appear in the W., and the admixture of boulders with the clay in the N.W.
Lakes of this class are sometimes formed by the choking of the mouth of feeble tributaries by silt deposited by the Red river where the currents meet.
It has been found in practice advantageous to prepare the canes for crushing in the mills, as above described, by passing them through a pair of preparing rolls which are grooved or indented in such manner as to draw in and flatten down the canes, no matter in which way they are thrown or heaped upon the canecarrier, and thus prepare them for feeding the first mill of the series; thus the work of crushing is carried on uninterruptedly and without constant stoppages from the mills choking, as is often the case when the feed is heavy and the canes are not prepared.
long, so that the subsequent grinding can be carried on without the stoppages occasioned by the mill choking with a heavy and irregular feed.
In the midst of a phrase he ceased speaking and suddenly felt tears choking him, a thing he had thought impossible for him.
This woman, swaying to and fro and muttering something, was choking with sobs.
You don't want to risk a choking hazard.
Though the Boeotian climate suffered from the exhalations of Copais, which produced a heavy atmosphere with foggy winters and sultry summers, its rich soil was suited alike for crops, plantations and pasture; the CopaIs plain, though able to turn into marsh when the choking of the katavothra caused the lake to encroach, being among the most fertile in Greece.
That and the fact that Howard had paid no attention to her while she was choking.
At the receiving station Marconi connected a single voltaic cell B 1 and a sensitive telegraphic relay R in series with his tube of metallic filings C, and interposed certain little coils called choking coils.
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The rescuers risked their lives by crawling through dense choking fumes in which they found the injured men trying to crawl to safety.
gargletarts to make choking sounds and gargling sounds, but his mouth is wide open like he is screaming, not gargling.
It is not edible and provides a choking hazard.
With a choking hissing cry his head was engulfed in the blazing inferno.
Ian scowls at me for a moment then stalks off to perform the heimlich maneuver on some bloke choking on a hog roast.
mucous membrane of the respiratory system, causing coughing, choking and impaired lung function and exacerbating asthma symptoms.
It irritates the mucous membrane of the respiratory system, causing coughing, choking and impaired lung function and exacerbating asthma symptoms.
Just adopt the accent and an ability to eat oatcakes without choking and you'll have the time of your life.
And remember, you shouldn't give whole peanuts to any child under five because of the risk of choking.
God Bless, who had stationed himself behind a large rhododendron to eavesdrop on the lesson, was choking with silent laughter.
Move your finger between the lines and focus on the choking sensation.
smother crops of maize, vetches or mustard will assist in choking out the weed.
One day, my brothers, hearing great choking sobs coming from my room rushed in to my aid.
There are 5 catorgories; Zoophobias-e.g Arachnaphobia,Acrophobias-e.g height, blood injury type-e.g thanatophobia (fear of death ), situational-e.g claustraphobia, Miscellaneous-e.g choking.
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There are 5 catorgories; Zoophobias-e.g Arachnaphobia,Acrophobias-e.g height, blood injury type-e.g thanatophobia (fear of death), situational-e.g claustraphobia, Miscellaneous-e.g choking.
While you still need to be aware of the risk of food allergies, you need to focus more on the risk of your toddler putting something in his mouth that could be a choking hazard.
If you give your baby girl some dolls or stuffed animals, be sure that there aren't any items that might present a choking hazard.
Many toys have small objects which could present choking hazards to younger babies.
Be sure you also give a list of foods that your child is not allowed to have, such as choking hazards like grapes, hotdogs, hard candy, etc. Of course, this list will depend on your child's age.
Loose hardware could be a choking hazard.
You don't want small items to wind up in your little girl's mouth and become a possible choking hazard.
While concerns about lead paint continue to make headlines, the biggest safety concern is a possible choking hazard posed by a toy with small parts.
Choose the bigger outlet caps that cannot turn into choking hazards if pulled out.
Choose foods that won't pose a choking hazard for your baby.
Be sure to avoid any finger foods that might be choking hazards, such as grapes, nuts, popcorn, or large pieces of meat.
In 2008 there was a major recall of more than 115,000 pacifiers because they posed a choking hazard to infants.
The pacifier lead should not be so long that it could potentially get caught around a child's neck, presenting a choking hazard.
Be sure to only include items that are meant for newborns, with no buttons or other small parts that could come loose and pose a choking hazard.
In fact, there are many foods that can become choking hazards to little ones.
Make sure that their toys are not small enough to be a choking hazard and do not let him play with string or cords unsupervised.
The head of the kitten must be held all the way back to prevent them from choking.
Instead, they end up in trees, or clogging sewers, or choking marine wildlife.
Since shells can be potential choking hazards, consider using shadow boxes or sealed containers to display the tiny treasures.
Your cherished heirloom collection might be best put away until your kids get older – not only could your little ones make sacrifices of your pieces, accessories can translate into choking hazards.
You could feel as if you are choking or unable to breath as you start trembling uncontrollably.
Watch for trouble signs like choking or difficulty breathing.
It took me a couple days to learn exactly how to inhale smoke without choking.
The problem with this is that the person could go into a coma, and this means he or she could die due to asphyxiation (choking on vomit).
Finally, be sure the toddler pajamas you purchase do not contain any choking hazards, such as strings, loose buttons, snaps, and hooks, or torn sections.
Parents should always check the buttons and snaps on toddlers and babies' pajamas to eliminate possible choking hazards, too.
This will greatly decrease the chance of choking, and you will also avoid having to replace buttons.
Also, after checking in, it's imperative to search for potential hazards, such as exposed electrical outlets and any pinching or choking hazards.
Most dogs love to chew, so it is important that the dog clothes you buy don't have hidden choking hazards.
Accessories: If the stuffed dog has a removable collar, novelty clothes, or other accessories, be sure that they will not present a choking hazard to young children and be aware that they may be easily lost.
Loose collars are too easy for an excited dog to slip out of, while tighter collars are more uncomfortable and present a potential choking hazard.
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Bones do provide calcium and rich marrow; however, some bones can pose a choking threat for your pet.
There's also a choking risk with improperly sized chews.
It's important to choose the correct size, as bones that are too small can pose a choking hazard and ones that are too large can be difficult for your pet to enjoy.
Tennis balls can pose a choking risk for large dogs, so they shouldn't be allowed to play with these items on their own.
A loose squeaker unit is a choking hazard.
The toy should not be easily destroyed or have parts that might come loose and present a choking hazard.
Many toys have inner parts such as stuffing and squeakers that are choking hazards.
Do not add any buttons or beads for facial features to avoid a choking hazard.
They also express a concern over allowing dogs to consume bones because of the potential for choking or bone splintering.
You don't want them to get stuck in your pet's mouth and cause a choking hazard.
Do not feed the dog in a moving car because this is a choking hazard.
While it's true that the cardboard box will disintegrate over time, plastic doesn't, and such containers end up choking the plant.
Japanese honeysuckle spread out of your garden and into the surrounding landscape, choking out trees and understory species in the process.
Mood rings should only be given to children over three years of age because the small parts present a choking hazard.
Parents should take special care and always supervise babies and children under three years old who wear jewelry, because the small items are choking hazards.
One thing you need to pay close attention to when selecting a child's jewelry box is any possible choking hazard warnings.
All sorts of toys may have small parts that are choking hazards or present other problems to little ones.
You will want to make sure that the toys are age appropriate and that they do not contain any sort of choking hazards like small buttons or other embellishments.
Use bright colors if possible and leave off possible choking hazards.
Sleep apnea is a medical condition that can be onerous for partners or spouses as one of the main symptoms of sleep apnea is pronounced snoring including gasping and choking for air.
Gasping spells, tossing and turning, choking spells, and coughing could all be attributed to sleep apnea.
If you or someone you love is snoring excessively, choking or gasping for air, then consult a physician.
Many people report a feeling of being unable to breath or choking during CPAP use.
If you are experiencing snoring that is causing you to wake up choking, or if your snoring is so severe that your partner cannot sleep next to you, see your doctor.
Thus, your baby won't be in danger of choking on any such part.
On average, infants account for approximately 64 percent of choking deaths among children ages 14 and under.
Causes of choking or airway obstruction-injury deaths include suffocation by things such as pillows, choking on food or small objects, and strangulation from window blind and clothing strings.
These foods can cause choking because they are the right shape to block the windpipe.
Airway obstruction injury-An injury that obstructs the airway and prevents proper breathing, either through strangulation, suffocation, or choking.
Anyone purchasing a toy for the youngest children must take the choking hazard seriously and make appropriate selections.
U.S. law requires that toys and games for young children (ages three to six) carry a warning about choking hazards.
Choking is a condition caused by inhalation of a foreign object that partially or fully blocks the airway.
Choking is a major cause of respiratory emergencies and cardiac arrest in infants and children.
Choking occurs when a foreign object, such as food, buttons, coins, or toy parts, are inhaled and partially or completely block the airway, preventing adequate breathing.
In many cases of choking, particularly in adults, the individual actively coughs and is able to expel the foreign object with no assistance or medical attention.
However, children and infants are at increased risk of choking and foreign body airway obstruction due to immature airway and dental anatomy, distraction and play during eating, and a natural tendency to put objects into their mouths.
A 1995 study of the characteristics of objects known to commonly cause choking deaths in children found that round objects are most dangerous.
Round or cylindrical foods, hard candy, chewing gum, and balloons also present choking hazards.
In infants, choking usually results from inhalation of small objects (coins, small toys, deflated balloons, buttons) that they place in their mouths.
According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, choking rates in 2001 were highest in infants.
Choking is a major cause of death for children under three and is a hazard for older children as well.
Food is also a choking hazard, especially for children under three who do not know how to chew food thoroughly.
Of the food-related choking incidents, 19 percent resulted from candy or gum.
Of the choking incidents resulting from non-food objects, 13 percent were related to coins.
Food-related choking usually occurs because infants and young children do not chew their food well, and larger pieces can become stuck in their throat.
All infants, children, and adolescents who have a choking incident should see a doctor, since complications can occur even if the object causing the choking is successfully expelled.
All infants and children who experience a choking episode severe enough to require the Heimlich maneuver should be taken to the hospital emergency room to be examined for airway injuries.
Choking is diagnosed by observation of the choking victim.
When the actual choking incident is not observed, choking can be diagnosed by observing the above symptoms.
For children, infants, and adolescents who are unconscious, choking and foreign body obstruction can be diagnosed by attempting to give rescue breaths.
An emergency choking incident is treated using the Heimlich maneuver, usually administered by parents, caregivers and teachers, or bystanders.
Children who have a choking incident that requires the Heimlich maneuver should be examined by a physician for potential injuries to their airway and aftereffects of oxygen deprivation.
The Heimlich maneuver is used when a child is choking on a foreign object to the extent that he/she cannot breathe.
Using the Heimlich maneuver can save a choking victim's life.
In many cases the foreign material is dislodged from the throat, and the choking victim suffers no permanent effects of the episode.
If the foreign material is not removed, the choking victim may suffer permanent brain damage from lack of oxygen or may die.
Because most choking incidents occur in the home, all parents and infant/child caregivers should be trained in the Heimlich maneuver.
The likelihood of choking incidents can be reduced by closely supervising infants and children while they eat and play.
Most choking incidents are associated with food items, especially hot dogs, candies, grapes, nuts, popcorn, and carrots.
Common non-food items that present choking hazards include deflated balloons, buttons, coins, small balls, small toys, and toy parts.
"Infant First Aid for Choking and CPR: An Illustrated Guide."
A child who loses consciousness due to a low should never be given food or drink due to the risk of choking.
During childhood, stridor is usually caused by infection of the cartilage flap (epiglottis) that covers the opening of the trachea to prevent material from entering the lungs and choking a person during swallowing.
The Heimlich maneuver is used when a person is choking on a foreign object to the extent that he/she cannot breathe.
In infants, choking usually results from inhalation of small objects (e.g., coins, small toys, deflated balloons, buttons) that they place in their mouth.
If the victim choking can talk or cry, the Heimlich maneuver should not be administered.
If the airway is not completely blocked, the choking victim should be allowed to try to cough up the foreign object on his or her own.
The likelihood of choking incidents can be reduced by closely supervising infants and children while eating and playing.
Common non-food items that are choking hazards include deflated balloons, buttons, coins, small balls, small toys, and toy parts.
The course provides instruction in supervision of children, planning activities for children of all ages, accident prevention, emergency response techniques (including whattodoina choking emergency), and job-hunting strategies.
Giving an unconscious child or teen food or drink by mouth can be potentially dangerous due to the possibility of choking.
Many have a weak suck and uncoordinated swallow resulting in choking and sometimes vomiting.
Because most cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children occurs in or around the home and results from SIDS, trauma, drowning, choking, or poisoning, all parents and child caregivers should consider becoming trained in CPR.
Although children eat small objects and stick things into their bodily openings of their own volition, they inhale them unwittingly while choking.
This prevents the nipple from falling off or the plastic from breaking in two and posing a choking hazard.
Although the infant may swallow normally, a rattling sound may be heard in the chest along with coughing and choking, especially when the infant tries to nurse.
EA is suspected when an infant drools excessively, accompanied by choking and sneezing and difficulty feeding.
Make sure they cannot be easily removed and that they are large enough so as not to pose a choking hazard for young children.
Make sure your child is old enough that the magnets will not present a choking hazard.
Check the toys to see if there are any parts that break off easily, or if the top can become lodged in a child's throat; choking is always a danger for children, so you'll want to be vigilant in this aspect.
Keeping factors like that of safety and choking hazards in mind while you shop will also help you to ensure that you make the correct selection, at the best price!
These toys are generally better for children over the age of three or four years as many contain small parts that pose a choking hazard for younger kids.
A choking hazard warning for certain toys is included on the website.
It's important to note that while toddlers and preschoolers may be fascinated with these small toys, they are not recommended for children under three, and they could pose a choking hazard.
It contains small parts that could pose a choking hazard.
Because of the small parts, the sets pose a choking hazard to younger children.
Because the dogs are small, they are a potential choking hazard.
The toys could provide a choking hazard for younger children.
Small pieces, like faux jewels that are glued on the sword's shaft, may pose a choking hazard to children younger than three.
It has a lot of small parts that could be a choking risk.
For example, don't buy the original Madame Alexander Fancy Nancy for a child that's three years old or younger, as the small parts, like the shoes and hair barrettes, can be a choking hazard.
However, before you buy this remote control toy, it is important to note that due to small parts, it comes with a choking hazard warning and is not appropriate for children under three years old.
All types of blocks are child-safe in terms of not being made up of small parts that could pose a choking hazard.
Liquids can be swallowed with little danger of choking.
Your baby's Halloween costume should not have any removable parts, such as buttons or pins, that could pose choking hazards.
Bear in mind fangs can be a choking hazard and are only suitable for older children.
Whether that means choking up as you pop the question or yelling in exuberance when the answer is yes, showing how you feel will truly show your love.
This item should not be given to very young children because the cork could become dislodged and pose a choking hazard.
Most of the available Barbie outfits are designed for children of ages 3 and up, so pay careful attention to removable buttons and other items that may pose choking hazards.
Toys designed for older children may contain small parts that could be considered a choking hazard for younger kids.
Please note that whole grapes, popcorn, and other small snacks should not be given to toddlers, because these can pose choking hazards.
Items marked "3 and up" could likely pose strangulation or choking hazards to infants and toddlers.
Physical abuse: kicking, slapping, biting, pushing, shaking, choking, burning, cutting, and hitting with objects.
Physical abuse may result from hitting, punching, pinching, kicking, biting, shaking, throwing, burning, choking, and stabbing.
The rest of the Transformer line is not generally suitable for younger children, and may contain small parts which would be considered choking hazards.
Because bits of balloon can pose a choking hazard, make sure this is an adult supervised activity.
For example, small hard candies can be a choking hazard to babies and toddlers, so give them soft treats.
Ghostly apparitions of Thomas Whaley, his wife and their daughter are reportedly seen in the master bedroom as well as the Music Room, and many visitors claim to feel a choking sensation whenever near the stairway.
Airwalk has recalled its children's Compel Clog (introduced in 2007) since the rivets along the side could cause a choking hazard.
Note: If you're working with small children, make sure your embellishments are large enough that they are not choking hazards.
Make sure they are large enough not to be a choking hazard.
When making an amigurumi dog for a child under the age of three, use safety eyes or embroider facial features to avoid a choking hazard.
In fact, the problem with the Lean Cuisine meals was only discovered after one person reported an injury from almost choking on one of the small blue plastic pieces.
Spilled food can make the floor slippery, and eating while jumping presents a choking hazard.
If your party will be filled with toddlers you'll want to avoid any foods that could be choking hazards.
And I defy anyone with a heart to be able to read Lyra's parting with her darling daemon Pantalaimon at the gates of the Land of the Dead, not knowing if she will ever be able to find him again, without choking up.
While you lay there choking.
These interior landslips, besides choking the pipes and breaking the communication, often produce sinkings at the surface.
of country (in the beginning very steep, and at intervals almost level), where certainly it would have been arrested and all accumulated in a mound; but it must have been borne along by a great quantity of water, the effects of which may be distinctly recognized, not only in the filling and choking up even of the most narrow, intricate and remote parts of the buildings, but also in the formation of the tufa, in which water has so great a share; for it cannot be supposed that enough of it has filtered through so great a depth of earth.
But before he had finished speaking, Prince Andrew, feeling tears of shame and anger choking him, had already leapt from his horse and run to the standard.
Smother crops of maize, vetches or mustard will assist in choking out the weed.
Toy cars and other vehicles are often poorly made, with wheels that may fall off and pose a choking hazard.
Choking down fear, she climbed inside and sat down in the luxurious leather seat.
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