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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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]