Older Man Saved by Good Samaritan with LifeVac in a Choking Emergency
LifeVac are thrilled to share details on another life saved
Another good Samaritan leaped into action at the Eggs Up Grill in Murrells Inlet. An elderly gentleman began choking on a piece of bacon while having lunch with his wife. Seeing he was struggling to breathe another customer immediately attempted to help perform the Abdominal Thrusts. Choking first aid rescue procedures were unsuccessful and the gentleman became unconscious. Staff at the Eggs up Grill ran to retrieve the LifeVac. The kitchen manager assembled the unit quickly with the adult mask. She quickly used the device and on the second application, the bacon was dislodged from the gentleman’s airway.