Abdominal thrusts are usually preferred over chest thrusts when administering aid
to a standing casualty with complete airway blockage. When are chest thrusts
a. When you cannot reach around the casualty's midsection.
b. When the casualty is noticeably pregnant.
When the casualty has serious abdominal injuries.
d. The chest thrust is the preferred method in all of the above situations.
When is a thrust delivered directly to the xiphoid process located at the bottom of
a. When giving an abdominal thrust to a standing or sitting casualty.
b. When giving a chest thrust to a standing or sitting casualty.
When giving a chest thrust to an unconscious casualty.
d. When giving a chest thrust to an unconscious casualty.
e. None of the above. Force should never be applied directly to the xiphoid
A casualty has a blocked airway. You have delivered four abdominal thrusts with
the casualty standing. The object has not yet been dislodged. What do you do
a. Begin administering chest thrusts.
b. Continue to administer abdominal thrusts.
Have the casualty to lie down and administer modified abdominal thrusts.
d. Have the casualty to lie down and administer chest thrusts.