he LifeVac is a non-powered single patient portable suction device developed for clearing an upper airway. The negative pressure generated by the force of the suction is 3 times greater than the highest recorded abdominal thrusts. The LifeVac is capable of generating 300 mmhg of suction. The duration of suction is minimal so LifeVac is safe and effective. No prescription required.
A leading cause of death in children One child dies every 5 days from choking A leading cause of accidental deaths in persons over the age of 65 5,000 deaths yearly in the US alone Leads to 100,000 visits to the ER yearly Over 100 million Americans have no defense against aspiration emergencies due to pregnancy, disability, obesity, or being alone More people die from aspirating than die in fires, drowning or accidental shootings TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE 0-4 minutes: Brain damage unlikely 4-6 minutes: Brain damage possible 6-10 minutes: Brain damage probable 10 minutes : Probably brain death Average emergency response time is 7 to 12 minutes Candy is associated with 19% ER visits for aspiration emergencies – 65% due to hard candy and 35% gummy bears, chocolate, caramel, etc. Coins were responsible for 18% of ER visits for children age 1 to 4 years
- INCLUDES: LifeVac and Patented One-way Valve, Pediatric and Adult Masks, Practice Mask, Instructions
- EASY TO USE: Designed for easy use. If you live alone, you can use it on yourself in an emergency
- SAFE AND EFFECTIVE: One kit covers children and adults. Duration of suction is minimal
- NO WORRIES: Non-invasive suction device that can save a life in an airway obstruction emergency
- NEVER EXPIRES: Device will NOT have to be replaced unless used to save the life of a choking victim.