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LifeVac Registers 75th Life Saved from Choking

A female resident of a care home in Almeria, Spain became unconscious when she began choking on her meal of rice and vegetables. The resident was laying on the floor following dedicated staff carrying out BLS protocol which unfortunately failed to dislodge the obstruction. Staff quickly utilized LifeVac which dislodged the bolus of chewed up rice and vegetables saving her life.  Due to receiving BLS protocol the resident was given an x-ray as a precaution and given the “all clear”. LifeVac Europe’s Managing Director, commented: “It’s great to hear all of these recent lives being saved by LifeVac when all else fails. LifeVac is equipped in care homes around the world […]

LifeVac Saves the Life of 2 Year Old Girl – 71st Save

All of us at LifeVac are thrilled to hear about another young life saved from choking. Read about the event below. Testimonial from the child’s mother: “First let me start by saying that my beautiful, smart, and full of life 2-year-old daughter would not be with me today without LifeVac. Eva was sitting next to me, eating a piece of candy in our living room when I watched her suck in and start choking. Immediately I knew her airway was completely blocked and I started administering back blows. There was no coughing, no gasping, no crying screams – the complete lack of breath sounds were terrifying. Eva was desperately trying to […]