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LifeVac Registers 107th Life Saved from Choking

We proudly share the news that LifeVac has saved the life of a 14-month little boy in New York.  The child began choking on a penny which he quickly picked up after it dropped on the floor.  The coin completely blocked the child’s airway within seconds.  The child’s mother who is CPR trained performed choking… Read more

LifeVac Saves 92nd Life from Choking

LifeVac has received news of the 92nd life saved. Here is the testimonial from the mother: I had first heard about the LifeVac months before I had actually bought one. In that time, we had a scary choking incident with one of our kids so we decided to buy one for peace of mind and… Read more

LifeVac Saves 80th Life

LifeVac has saved another child registering its 80th life saved.  A two-year-old little girl was saved with LifeVac by her mother (CPR certified) after BLS protocol was unsuccessful. As a mother and daycare owner, your worst nightmare is children putting objects in their mouths or eating food that is too large.  I bought LifeVac in… Read more

LifeVac Saves the Life of 7 year old (55th life saved)

My daughter Maddie is 7 years old and is a chronic choker due to being born with Cerebral Palsy. I am a healthcare provider so I thought I was prepared for any choking incident. In the past back blows have always worked but for my peace of mind, my friend purchased and gifted this lifesaving… Read more

LifeVac Registers 37th Life Saved

A one-year-old boy was saved by a daycare worker in Spain. The mother said that she realized he was choking and performed the 5&5 maneuver that she was trained to do in a choking emergency.  Rescue choking protocol was unsuccessful.  She called a caregiver at the daycare, also trained, but was unsuccessful. The worker got… Read more

27th Life Saved: California Care Home

LifeVac is thrilled to report that another life was saved today. This is the 27th reported life saved to date. Here is a testimonial from a staff member: “I work at an assisted living facility and one of our residents began choking during dinner, we attempted the Heimlich which was unsuccessful. We then used the… Read more

LifeVac Registers 23rd Life Saved

We are delighted to share LifeVac has saved another life in the care sector A female resident in Aspen Lodge Care Home began to choke on food during lunch. BLS was carried out by carers which failed. The resident started to become unconscious. LifeVac was used and dislodged the food from her airway saving her… Read more

Christadelphian Aged Care Staff Have Saved a Choking Resident with the LifeVac Anti-Choking Device

LifeVac Reports It’s First Saved Life in Australia   When an elderly Queensland resident, had choked on a piece of chicken and attempts to remove the object were unsuccessful, the resident was quickly turning blue; the staff reached for their recently installed LifeVac device and quickly removed the obstruction. The resident suffered no harm or… Read more