Heimlich(hīm′lĭk′)Henry J(ay) Born 1920
- 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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She was voted “most likely to need a Heimlich maneuver if you tell her a joke” when she graduated from law school.Cheever on Cheever
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Heimlich has reported Sargent's determination of many of these specimens in the Proc.
It has recently been reported from White County by Heimlich.
No attempt will be made to deal with all of the extreme forms, and only those reported by Heimlich and Sargent will be discussed.
Heimlich reported this variety from Dekalb County, based upon specimens collected by the author and determined by Sargent.
Heimlich's record I regard as an error, see remarks under Abies balsamea.