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LifeVac registers the 408th life saved

Woman with Parkinson’s Chokes and is Saved with LifeVac – #408

LifeVac registers the 408th life saved It was reported to us on June 23rd that a 74-year-old female with Parkinson’s, and several medical issues choked on a peanut butter sandwich causing a total obstruction. Staff at the Montana facility followed BLS protocol but was unsuccessful. The patient went unconscious.  LifeVac was used multiple times and… Read more

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… Read more

LifeVac Saves a life in care home

LifeVac Saves a Life in Group Home – #257

LifeVac is proud to share news of our 257th life saved On January 10th a 26-year-old autistic young man residing at a group home began choking on a muffin. The muffin completely blocked his airway causing him to lose consciousness.  LifeVac was used right away and successfully removed part of the muffin opening his airway. … Read more

LifeVac Saves Man who Choked on Crackers

48-Year-Old Patient Saved from Choking – #256

LifeVac is happy to announce our 256th life saved On January 7th it was reported to us that a 48-year-old male choked on a cracker.  Choking rescue procedures were performed on the gentleman but were unsuccessful. The individual was laid down on the floor and LifeVac was applied. On the second attempt, the cracker was… Read more