Monthly Archives: May 2022

Toddler Saved from Choking Using LifeVac – #333

LifeVac is delighted to share details on our 333rd life saved On April 22nd a 1 1/2-year-old little boy choked on a strawberry causing a total obstruction.  The child was not able to make any noise.  She attempted back blows 4-5 times. Choking rescue procedures were unsuccessful and the child was going limp before his mother’s eyes.  [...]

3-Year-Old Boy Chokes and is Saved with LifeVac – #331

We are thrilled to share news of our 331st life saved A 3-year-old boy choked on a meatball causing a total obstruction. The child has enlarged tonsils and will be getting surgery next month. His mother performed choking rescue procedures immediately but back blows were unsuccessful.  The child was lifeless and unconscious. LifeVac was used 1 [...]

Caregiver Uses LifeVac to Save 86-Year-Old from Choking – #330

LifeVac announces our 330th life saved It was reported to us on March 2nd that another choking incident took place in California.  An 86-year-old woman with Parkinson’s Disease choked on a piece of chicken causing a partial obstruction.  Her daughter was with her at the time and called for her caregiver to come help.  The caregiver right [...]

8-Year-Old Chokes on Coin Saved with LifeVac – #329

We are proud to announce our 329th life saved It has been reported to us that on April 14th an 8-year-old boy in California choked on a quarter.  The coin caused a partial obstruction to the child’s airway.  The parents performed choking rescue procedures but attempts were unsuccessful.  LifeVac was then used on the child while [...]

Elderly Resident in Care Home Saved with LifeVac – #328

We are proud to announce our 328th life saved Our partners at LifeVac Europe reported to us that an elderly resident was eating dinner when a piece of food became lodged.  The food caused a full airway obstruction. Members of staff acted quickly delivering BLS first aid choking protocol. Unfortunately, the obstruction could not be dislodged, [...]

40-Year-Old Woman Saved by LifeVac – #323

LifeVac registers 323rd life saved. It has been reported to us that on March 22nd that a 40-year-old woman in California choked on beef noodles.  BLS protocol was performed but was unsuccessful.  LifeVac was utilized on the woman while sitting and dislodged the obstruction after multiple attempts. “The LifeVac definitely saved her life”