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LifeVac is used to save man choking on apple strudel #388

36-Year-Old Chokes Heimlich Fails and LifeVac is Used to Save His Life – #388

LifeVac registers its 388th life saved It was reported to us that on June 9th a 36-year-old man with swallowing issues choked while eating an apple strudel.  It is one of the foods he loves and eats often. The food completely blocked his airway.  The Heimlich was performed but was unsuccessful.  His wife retrieved the LifeVac quickly, laid her husband […]

LifeVac Saves 387th life in choking emergency - a toddler

2-Year-Old Little Girl Chokes on Hot Dog and is Saved with LifeVac – #387

LifeVac is delighted to share news of our 387th life saved It was reported to us by a family in Oregon that on June 8th  they had to use their LifeVac to rescue their friend’s child.  The 2-year-old little girl began choking on a hot dog.  Choking rescue procedures were followed by the child’s mom but failed!  LifeVac was […]

LifeVac saves baby boy from choking

22-Month-Old Boy Chokes on Strawberry and is Saved with LifeVac– #386

LifeVac is thrilled to share news of our 386th life saved A 22-month-old boy choked on a strawberry causing a total obstruction.  His mother immediately started to perform choking rescue procedures on her son. Unfortunately back blows failed.  Thankfully she had a LifeVac.  On the 1st attempt, the LifeVac device successfully dislodged the fruit clearing his […]

Little girl with Down Syndrome choked on bread and saved with LifeVac

5-Year-Old Girl with Down Syndrome Saved by LifeVac– #385

LifeVac proudly announces our 385th life saved. It was reported by our partners in the UK, that a 5-year-old little girl with Down Syndrome choked on bread while at a soft play. BLS first aid choking protocol was performed but was unsuccessful in dislodging the obstruction. The little girl then became unconscious and paramedics were called […]

Woman in Care Home Saved by LifeVac– #384

LifeVac announces our 384th life saved. It was reported to us from our UK partners that LifeVac was deployed in another care home in a choking emergency. “A new care group we welcomed to the LifeVac family not so long ago, that equipped LifeVac within all of their homes, had to deploy LifeVac when a resident […]

LifeVac Saves 94-Year-Old – #383

LifeVac announces our 383rd life saved! It was reported to us that on June 3rd a 94-year-old woman at a Senior Assisted Living community in California began choking.  The female resident that suffers from dementia began choking on a piece of shrimp while having lunch.  The food was completely blocking her airway.  A CNA performed the Heimlich […]

LifeVac is used by Police in South Dakota to save a woman who choked and became unconscious

Police Officers Save Woman Who Choked and Was Unconscious – #382

LifeVac is thrilled to announce news of our 382nd life saved It was reported to us that on June 5th a Police Department in South Dakota was called to a choking emergency.  When they arrived on the scene a woman in her 40s was choking on a piece of ham and was unconscious. “Police Officers responded […]

Lifevac saves baby boy from choking

Baby Boy Chokes and is Saved with LifeVac – #381

LifeVac is delighted to share news of our 381st life saved It was reported to us that on June 5 the life of a 1-year-old little boy was saved.  The family that owned the device saved the life of their child’s friend. They don’t know what the child was choking on but he was not breathing.  […]

LifeVac saves 1 year old from choking

1-Year-Old Boy Chokes on Gummy Candy and is Saved with LifeVac – #380

LifeVac is happy to share news of its 380th life saved It was reported to us that on May 25th a 1-year-old boy choked on a gummy candy.  He was at the dinner table, got up, and started running. He tripped which caused the candy to lodge in his airway.  The child was not breathing, he was turning purple, […]

Toddler is saved from choking with LifeVac Choking Rescue Device

2-Year-Old Boy Chokes on Bread and Grandmother Saves Him with LifeVac – #379

LifeVac registers its 379th life saved On June 3rd a two-year-old little boy from Florida choked on a clump of white bread.  The food caused a total blockage of his airway at first. The little boy was with his grandmother at the time of the choking incident.  Choking rescue procedures were performed but failed.  The child was […]