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Heimlich

(hīmlĭk′)Henry J(ay) Born 1920
  1. American surgeon who in 1974 developed the Heimlich maneuver, a technique of ejecting an obstruction from the trachea of a choking victim.
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  • Heimlich has reported Sargent's determination of many of these specimens in the Proc.

    Trees of Indiana

    Charles Clemon Deam

  • It has recently been reported from White County by Heimlich.

    Trees of Indiana

    Charles Clemon Deam

  • No attempt will be made to deal with all of the extreme forms, and only those reported by Heimlich and Sargent will be discussed.

    Trees of Indiana

    Charles Clemon Deam

  • Heimlich reported this variety from Dekalb County, based upon specimens collected by the author and determined by Sargent.

    Trees of Indiana

    Charles Clemon Deam

  • Heimlich's record I regard as an error, see remarks under Abies balsamea.

    Trees of Indiana

    Charles Clemon Deam