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Acworth officer saves 90-year-old woman from choking

Acworth officer saves 90-year-old woman from choking

In Acworth, Georgia, Officer Tamara Severtson swiftly responded to a distress call concerning a 90-year-old woman choking. Armed with quick thinking and the LifeVac anti-choking device, she sprang into action. With just a few attempts, Officer Severtson effectively cleared the obstruction, saving the woman’s life. Her decisive use of the LifeVac underscores the importance of… Read more

Inside Edition: Austin Police Officer Saves 4-Year-Old with LifeVac

A little boy was choking on his own saliva in Austin, Texas, and officers’ efforts to save him were recorded on bodycam. One officer grabbed a crucial piece of equipment – his LifeVac. He raced over to where another officer was trying to revive the child, whose lips were turning blue. They laid him down… Read more

Life Saved #1874

On February 20, 2024, a 32-year-old female choked on medication resulting in a total obstruction. BLS  protocol was performed but failed. LifeVac successfully dislodged the obstruction on the second attempt. Her husband is a registered nurse and assessed her.  “I truly believe if we did not have this LifeVac, I would have died in the… Read more

Life Saved #1784

On February 14th a one-year-old boy from Texas choked on a Cheez It which resulted in a total obstruction (turned blue). BLS protocol was performed by the child’s father but was unsuccessful.  LifeVac was used twice and successfully dislodged the food saving his life.   Here is the father’s frightening account of what happened that day. … Read more

Life Saved #1775

On February 9, 2024, a 17-month-old boy from Pittsford, New York, choked on mashed potatoes resulting in a total obstruction. The little boy’s father is the Pittsford Fire Captain and knows exactly how to handle a choking emergency. (BLS/ALS trained) Back blows were performed multiple times but failed to dislodge the food.   His father… Read more

LifeVac Registers 1530th Life Saved

On December 2nd a 4-year-old boy from Michigan choked on salami causing a total obstruction. His mother attempted basic life support protocol, but those methods failed. LifeVac was used 1 time and successfully removed the obstruction right in the device. “I could not believe how successfully this LifeVac worked on my son! My four-year-old son was… Read more