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Life Saved #2440

On June 29th, 2024 a 4-year-old girl choked on a cantaloupe resulting in a total obstruction. Protocol was followed but was unsuccessful. LifeVac removed the obstruction on its first use. The child’s mother describes the incident as follows: “Little girl was eating a piece of cantaloupe and began choking. Father picked her up telling her… Read more

Life Saved #2448

On June 30th, 2024 a 6-year-old girl choked on bratwurst resulting in a total obstruction. Protocol was followed but was unsuccessful. LifeVac removed the obstruction on its second use. The child’s mother describes the incident as follows: “During the Midwest Bible Campout, we were having bratwurst for supper while camping. I noticed that my daughter… Read more

Life Saved #2473

On July 6th, 2024 a 2-year-old boy choked on chicken and carrots resulting in a total obstruction leaving him unconscious. Protocol was followed but was unsuccessful. LifeVac removed the obstruction on its first use. The child’s mother describes the incident as follows: “It all started with pot roast. Friday morning, I went to make dinner… Read more

Life Saved #2372

On June 15th, 2024 a 1.5-year-old boy choked on the seal from a suntan lotion bottle resulting in a partial obstruction. Protocol was followed but was unsuccessful. LifeVac removed the obstruction on its third use. The child’s mother describes the incident as follows: “My son had put the tinfoil/plastic seal in his mouth without me… Read more

Life Saved #2228

On May 18th, 2024 a 6-month-old baby girl choked on pureed green beans resulting in a total obstruction. Protocol was followed but was unsuccessful. LifeVac removed the obstruction on its third use. The child’s mother describes the incident as follows: “This evening, I was feeding my 6-month-old puréed green beans and as soon as I… Read more

Life Saved #2417

On June 22nd, 2024 a 57-year-old woman choked on a piece of beef shish kebab resulting in a total obstruction. Protocol was followed with the Heimlich attempted by four people, but was unsuccessful. LifeVac removed the obstruction on its third use. The woman’s sister who administered LifeVac describes the incident as follows: “I just want… Read more