Types and features strangulation and its first aid treatment- “Strangulation”


Type          Feature

Hanging – Suspension of the body by a noose around the neck

Strangling – Constriction around the neck.  

Throttling – squeezing the throat.

First Aid

  1. Remove any constriction present around the victim’s neck. Support the body if you are cutting a noose around his neck while he is still hanging.
  2. Place him flat on the ground, face up.
  3. If he is not breathing, give him artificial respiration.
  4. Shift him to a hospital as soon as possible.
  5. Inform the police.

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