Monthly Archives: September 2021

Grandmother Saves Granddaughter with LifeVac – #171

LifeVac announces its 171st life saved! It has been reported to us from a grandmother that LifeVac saved her granddaughter’s life when she began choking on a grape.  The grape caused a total obstruction of her airway and choking rescue procedures were unsuccessful.  LifeVac was utilized and on the first application, the grape was dislodged.  [...]

LifeVac Registers Another Life Saved – #170

LifeVac registers its 170th life saved! An individual in Minnesota began choking on food causing an obstructed airway.  Choking rescue protocol was performed but was unsuccessful.  LifeVac was quickly used and in the 1st place, push, pull motion the food was dislodged opening the choking victim’s airway.  “The food was removed and breathing fine”.  We [...]

LifeVac Saves Another Child from Choking – #169

LifeVac announces its 169th life saved! It has been reported to us that a child in Florida choked on a rubber bullet that became lodged in the child’s airway.  Choking rescue procedures were performed but to no avail.  Upon using the LifeVac the obstruction was dislodged enabling the child to breathe.  “It took the rubber [...]

LifeVac Saves 3-Year-Old in Choking Emergency – #168

LifeVac is thrilled to announce and share details on our 168th life saved! A 3-year-old little girl choked on a peanut butter pretzel nugget causing a full airway obstruction. Her father an EMT & fireman attempted to dislodge the obstruction with back blows but was unsuccessful.  His daughter was changing color, not moving any air, [...]

LifeVac Saves a Woman with Lou Gehrig’s Disease from Choking – #166

LifeVac is proud to announce its 166th life saved. A woman with Lou Gehrig’s disease experienced a frightening choking scare while eating a hamburger.  Thankfully her daughter had a LifeVac on hand and used the rescue device to remove the obstruction.  “Object came out and she started breathing again”. She had trouble swallowing and we always [...]

Elderly Patient in Wheelchair Saved with LifeVac – #165

We are extremely pleased to share news from our partners at LifeVac Europe that LifeVac has helped save another life within the UK eldercare sector. A resident who relies on a wheelchair for everyday tasks was enjoying their food during dinner. Within seconds food unfortunately became lodged in their airway creating a full airway obstruction. [...]