Tag Archives: Choking First Aid

LifeVac Registers 118th Life Saved

An 81-year-old female patient at an eldercare home in Spain suffered a full airway obstruction when she began choking on a chocolate profiterole (sweet bun). Staff performed the Heimlich maneuver but failed to dislodge the food stuck in her airway. LifeVac was used twice and successfully removed the obstruction saving the patient’s life. Staff stated: […]

LifeVac Saves 117th Life from Choking

LifeVac Registers 117th Life Saved

The team at LifeVac Europe is very pleased to share amazing news, we have been informed that LifeVac has saved its first life within Priory Group in a choking emergency. A resident was enjoying their evening meal when they came into difficulty and started choking. Staff acted very quickly delivering back blows and abdominal thrusts […]

Toddler saved from Choking with LifeVac

LifeVac Saves 115th Life in Choking Emergency

LifeVac saves another child! This is the 115th life saved worldwide.  A 3-year-old little girl was sitting in her highchair eating a small piece of a hot dog when she began choking. Her mother knew she was in distress and immediately grabbed the LifeVac which she kept in close by.  While her little girl was […]

LifeVac Registers 112th Life Saved

We are thrilled to share the news that on March 6th, LifeVac saved another child.  This is the 47th child saved by their parent and LifeVac! “My 2-year-old daughter choked on a small carrot minutes ago. This has always been my worst nightmare, something I’ve always randomly thought about and wondered how I would react […]

LifeVac Saves 110th Life in Choking Emergency

LifeVac registers its 110th life saved!  On February 17th we were notified that an individual choked on a piece of food while having a meal.  BLS protocol was performed but was unsuccessful in removing the airway obstruction.  The patient was conscious at the time LifeVac was utilized.  We are thankful that on the first pull […]

LifeVac Saves 109th Life in Choking Emergency

LifeVac saves first life within HC-One – The UK’s largest care home provider We are very pleased to share the amazing news that LifeVac has saved another person’s life in a choking emergency, in the UK care sector.  A resident who resides in an HC-One care home in Scotland began to choke during mealtime on a […]

Man chokes on hamburger but is saved by LifeVac

LifeVac Registers 108th Life Saved in Choking Emergency

We are delighted to share the news that a 64-year-old man was saved with LifeVac when he began choking on a hamburger.  His wife performed the Heimlich maneuver but was unsuccessful in removing the hamburger.  LifeVac was utilized immediately after and successfully dislodged the obstruction from the victim’s airway saving his life. “I ordered one, […]

LifeVac Saves 106th Life from Choking

We are delighted to share news from our UK partners that another life has been saved in a care home. The team at LifeVac Europe has the pleasure of sharing more great news! LifeVac has helped save another life within Dovehaven Care Homes! A male resident was enjoying his evening meal when he had an […]

LifeVac Saves 103rd Life

We are delighted to share the news that on January 23rd LifeVac saved another child!  An 11-month-old boy was saved by his parents and LifeVac when he began choking on a piece of Papaya.  The child’s mother who is CPR trained performed back blows several times but was not able to dislodge the food from […]

LifeVac Saves 102nd Life

LifeVac has the pleasure to share news of the 102nd life saved.  This precious 2-year-old boy began choking a chicken nugget.  Both parents performed choking protocol procedures (back blows) but were unsuccessful. The child’s father used the LifeVac several times dislodging the chicken nugget.  When first responders arrived at the residence, the obstruction was already removed […]