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Author Heimlich, Henry J., author.

Title Heimlich's maneuvers : my seventy years of lifesaving innovations / Henry J. Heimlich, MD.

Publication Info. Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  BIOG. HEIMLICH, H.    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  B HEIMLICH, HENRY J.    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  617.092 HEIMLICH    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  B HEIMLICH, HENRY    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 HEIMLICH, HEN    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  617.092 HEI    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  617.092 HEIMLICH    Check Shelf
Description 253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Heeeeere's Heimlich! -- My beginnings -- The depression, anti-semitism, and visits to Sing Sing Prison -- Medical-school challenges and a strange internship -- En route to China -- A health clinic in the Gobi desert -- A medical newbie searches for a surgical residency -- Saving a life and finding love -- Restoring the ability to swallow : the reversed gastric tube operation -- Performing the reversed gastric tube operation behind the Iron Curtain -- A promise to a dead soldier kept : the Heimlich chest drain valve -- A boy named Hayani -- Saving the lives of choking victims : the Heimlich maneuver -- The American Red Cross and back blows -- The gift of breath : the Heimlich MicroTrach -- Makin the most of good ideas -- Working toward a caring world.
Subject Heimlich, Henry J.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Heimlich, Henry J.
Physicians -- Autobiography.
Heimlich Maneuver -- history.
Surgeons -- Biography.
Chest -- Surgery.
Medical innovations.
ISBN 9781616148492 paperback
1616148497 paperback
9781616148508 (ebk.)
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