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11th LIFE SAVED IN GREECE LifeVac saved its 11th life saved! An 87-year-old gentleman who choked on chicken and bread in a care facility. LifeVac was used by Greek EMS in Lamia. On the second application, LifeVac saved the gentleman’s life by dislodging the food bolus. “Choking from a foreign body. A grandfather, 87 years old in an institution was the transmission of our center, the response in two minutes from us. The nurses were waiting for a panic run up quickly, we went up and we found a patient with a central cyanosis in bed, immediately LifeVac was applied with the second attempt the patient started breathing, pieces of […]

Springfield Gardens, NY The LifeVac rescue suction device has registered its eighth global save and first from an emergency medical services response team.  EMS rescue worker, Christos Dimitriadis, from E.K.A.B. in Athens, Greece reported the save. “On October 21st, 2017 we received a call regarding a possible choking and foreign body airway obstruction to a 40-year-old woman”, said Mr. Dimitriadis. “The nearest ambulance arrived within two minutes and began airway obstruction protocol, including the Heimlich and back blows, with no effect. Our vehicle arrived after another four minutes and we immediately began using the LifeVac. After three technical suctions the foreign object was removed from the oral cavity. We confirmed […]