4-Year-Old Autistic Boy Saved with LifeVac in a Choking Emergency
LifeVac is thrilled to share news of another life saved
It was reported to us that a 4-year-old autistic boy, choked on a bagel causing a full airway obstruction. The child’s grandmother reported the choking Incident that took place at her daughter’s home.
BLS Choking First Aid protocols were performed but were unsuccessful in dislodging the boys airway. Thankfully, they had a LifeVac and with the first Place – Push – Pull, successfully dislodged a huge piece of bagel (approx. 4 inches) saving his life, EMS were called. The fire department was first to respond and then paramedics. The child was examined and given a clean bill of health. “His oxygen levels were great.” They showed the first responders the LifeVac device and to their surprise, the paramedic already had a LifeVac.