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LifeVac Used to Save 44-Year-Old Man that Choked on Chips – #481

LifeVac registers its 481st life saved On September 14th we received news that LifeVac was put to use when a 44-year-old man choked on a chip causing a partial obstruction.  Abdominal thrusts were unable to be performed due to the size of the choking patient.  On the third application, LifeVac successfully dislodged the obstruction “He was [...]

11-Year-Old Chokes on Chicken Nugget and is Saved with LifeVac – #480

LifeVac registers its 480th life saved On September 7th we received news that an 11-year-old boy choked on a chicken nugget causing a blockage of his airway.  His mother attempted choking rescue procedures but was unable to dislodge the food. LifeVac was then utilized as the child was laid down.  On the second attempt, the chicken was dislodged [...]

78-Year-Old in Care Home is Saved with LifeVac – #479

LifeVac proudly shares news of our 479th life saved It was reported to us by our partners in Australia that another life was saved in a care home.  A 78-year-old female patient at Hunter Age care home in Australia choked on a piece of bread causing a total obstruction.  Staff performed all choking rescue procedures but were [...]

3-Year-Old Chokes on Grape and is Saved with LifeVac – #478

LifeVac announces news of our 478th life saved It was reported to us on September 5th that a 3-year-old boy choked on a full grape. The child was unable to cough or make a sound. His mother called 911 right away and then utilized the LifeVac device.  On the second attempt, the fruit was dislodged from the child’s [...]

13-Year-Old Chokes on Grape and Is Saved with LifeVac – #477

LifeVac is happy to share news of our 477th life saved On September 1st a 13-year-old girl choked on a grape causing a partial obstruction. The child’s mother saw her gasping for air and immediately attempted the Heimlich maneuver.  Attempts failed at dislodging the grape and she quickly grabbed her LifeVac. “On the second try she coughed, and [...]

Care Home Resident Chokes and Is Saved with LifeVac – #474

LifeVac is proud to share news of our 474th life saved We have been informed of another life saved in a choking emergency within another UK care home.  An 86-Year-Old female resident, who resides in a care home in Oxfordshire, came into difficulty while eating her dinner. A large piece of salmon had become lodged, creating a [...]

5-Year-Old Chokes on Cereal and Grandmother Saves Him with LifeVac – #473

LifeVac is delighted to share news of our 473rd life saved It was reported to us that on August 29th a 5-year-old boy choked on a large clump of cereal causing a total obstruction. His grandmother attempted ALL choking rescue procedures but was not able to dislodge the food. The child was unresponsive.  We are so thankful the little [...]

Daughter Saves her Mother from Choking Using LifeVac – #472

LifeVac registers our 472nd life saved On August 27th a 73-year-old female choked on a strawberry.  Her daughter reported to us that her mother has a small esophagus and COPD).  The strawberry completely blocked her airway.  Her daughter performed BLS protocol, but attempts failed. Her daughter used the LifeVac device three times while her mother was in a sitting [...]

61-Year-Old with PSP Saved with LifeVac – #470

LifeVac registers our 470th life saved We received news that a 61-year-old man choked on a hamburger causing a partial obstruction. LifeVac was utilized and successfully dislodged the food. Here is the testimonial from the gentleman’s brother: “The incident happened back in 2021. My twin brother suffered from a condition called PSP- a frontal lobe disorder [...]