Dr. Akila Rathnayake

Dr. Akila Rathnayake
Dr. Akila Rathnayake is a medical doctor currently working in a Government hospital in Sri Lanka. He is a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, and has taken numerous other courses, such as the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Course and the Advanced Life Support Course. Working in tough medical conditions, he as a wealth of knowledge to dispose of medicine in survival and emergency situations.

How to Do the Heimlich Maneuver

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photo: adapted from Jason Eppink via Flickr Imagine you’re having a meal in a nice restaurant or you’re having dinner with your family. Suddenly, your partner or a nearby person chokes their own food. What do you do? A person can only survive a few minutes without oxygen. After that, the …

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