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LifeVac saves 355th life from choking

Elderly Care Home Resident Saved by LifeVac device – #335

LifeVac is proud to share news from our UK partners on the 335th life saved It was reported to us, that an elderly person residing in a care home in York, came into difficulty while eating. Food became lodged in their airway creating a full airway obstruction. Nurses acted quickly delivering BLS first aid choking protocol […]

Caregiver Saves Woman with Parkinsons from Choking

Caregiver Uses LifeVac to Save 86-Year-Old from Choking – #330

LifeVac announces our 330th life saved It was reported to us on March 2nd that another choking incident took place in California.  An 86-year-old woman with Parkinson’s Disease choked on a piece of chicken causing a partial obstruction.  Her daughter was with her at the time and called for her caregiver to come help.  The caregiver right […]

LifeVac Saves Care Resident in Wheelchair

Resident in Care Home Saved with LifeVac – #235

LifeVac is thrilled to share news of our 235th life saved.  It has been reported to us by our UK partners that LifeVac has saved another life in the UK care sector. We were informed LifeVac was used within The Percy Hedley Foundations when a person with Cerebral Palsy was enjoying a meal when mashed […]

LifeVac Saves Another Life In Care Home – #210

LifeVac registers its 210th life saved. The team at LifeVac Europe is extremely proud to share the news that LifeVac has once again saved another life within the UK care home. This time an 81-year-old female resident was enjoying her meal when she came into difficulty. Bread and meat had become lodged in her airway […]

LifeVac Saves a Life in Spain – #208

LifeVac registers its 208th life saved. LifeVac Europe is thrilled to announce the news that we have helped save another life in a choking emergency, this time within a nursing home in Murcia, Spain. It was reported to LifeVac Europe through our distributor, LifeVac Spain (LifeVac es), an 89-year-old female was enjoying her dinner when […]

82-Year-Old with Dysphagia Saved with LifeVac – #205

LifeVac is delighted to announce its 205th life saved. An 82-year-old woman with dysphagia choked on a combination of pureed foods while eating lunch.  Her nurse performed back blows but was not able to clear her airway.  The Heimlich could not be performed as the woman is very fragile and weighs only 80 pounds.  The LifeVac […]

183rd life saved using LifeVac

Mom Saves Her Daughter from Choking with LifeVac – #183

LifeVac is excited to announce its 183rd life saved.   A 7 ½-month-old baby girl choked on a ball of paper.  The parent attempted back blows but nothing was not able to dislodge the obstruction. The child’s mom shares her story of the frightening choking scare. “Life can change within seconds. Nina choked on a paper straw […]

Husband saves his wife from choking with LifeVac

Husband Saves His Wife from Choking Using LifeVac – #182

LifeVac is excited to announce our 182nd life saved. It has been reported to us that on October 1st a 65-year-old woman experienced a choking emergency while eating.  Here is the testimonial from her husband. “My disabled wife, who has had several choking incidents in the past, had taken a large bite out of a […]

Baby Boy Saved from Choking with LifeVac – #181

LifeVac is proud to announce its 181st life saved. A 14-month-old baby boy with EOE disorder choked on a cut-up piece of strawberry.  The child was turning colors and was not making a sound. The baby was strapped in his hi-chair when he began choking.  His mother frantically unclipped him as quickly as possible, got him […]

Elderly Patient Saved with LifeVac – #180

LifeVac is proud to announce its 180th life saved. We received news from LifeVac Europe that another life was saved in the UK care sector. A male resident came into difficulty while eating food, which quickly turned into a full airway obstruction. Staff acted quickly and accordingly delivering BLS choking protocol which failed to dislodge […]