Which candies should parents avoid and which are OK? Find out our tips here for preventing choking on candy and other treats! Read More
Speed is crucial in a choking emergency. Here’s where to keep The Dechoker so it’s always on hand for quick first aid. Read More
The Dechoker anti-choking device adds 30 more documented success cases as Spanish officials report results from nursing homes and other care facilities. Read More
The Heimlich maneuver becomes harder and scarier when pregnancy is involved. Learn about our safe alternative. Read More
The Dechoker team visited Ljubljana, Slovenia for the European Resuscitation Council’s congress, Resuscitation 2019. Read More
Choking first aid is often effective but comes with risk of injury. Learn why a checkup afterward is important. Read More
Learn where choking falls among parents’ top fears and what to do if you choke. Read More
Check out five reasons seniors and families should consider The Dechoker before hitting the open road. Read More
Planning a solo camping or hiking adventure? Learn why you should pack our choking first-aid device. This is Part 3 in our 3-part great outdoors series. Read More
Learn our choking prevention and first-aid tips before you take a hike. This is Part 2 in our 3-part great outdoors series. Read More
Learn why The Dechoker is an essential piece of choking first-aid gear as you head out camping this summer. This is Part 1 in our 3-part great outdoors series. Read More
Learn why this beloved childhood food is so dangerous and how you can help your kids enjoy it safely. Read More
Learn more about this traditional choking first-aid treatment and how to perform back blows effectively. Read More
Learn what to watch out for if you think you may be developing dysphagia and why choking prevention efforts are crucial. Read More
Learn about why this method is dangerous and how to perform better choking first-aid treatments. Read More
Barbecues, beach trips and the kids out of school — summer choking risks are here. Check out our best prevention tips.
Does your kit need restocking? Do you know how to use everything? Let’s get proactive this Men’s Health Month!
Dads are getting more proactive about choking prevention and first aid. Learn how The Dechoker can ensure your family’s safety.
Elderly people are at a higher choking risk than most adults. Our innovative first-aid device can give your family peace of mind.
Is the staff expected to know choking first aid? Learn what’s legally required in restaurants in medical emergencies.
Say you’re out to dinner and someone starts choking. Learn the first-aid treatments and other steps you should take right away to save a life Read More
Although choking is a relatively common emergency, most people aren’t prepared to deliver first aid. We look at the reasons behind that and The Dechoker as a possible solution. Read More
Want to spread the word about choking prevention and first-aid Read More
treatments like The Dechoker? Here’s how to start a campaign.
Learn about the different kinds of first responders and what choking first-aid certifications they have. Read More
Learn what choking first-aid treatments to expect from EMTs and paramedics and how The Dechoker could change the standard of care.
Who is trained to help choking victims on a cruise ship? Learn about the current standards and what we think should change. Read More
Is the crew trained in choking first aid? Learn what happens when someone chokes while flying.
Learn how Down syndrome affects the ability to swallow and what caregivers can do to decrease the risk of choking. Read More
Learn about some child choking statistics and what habits your family can avoid to prevent an emergency. Read More
The total number of lives saved by the Dechoker anti-choking device now stands at 41, after another close call at a care home in the United Kingdom. Read More
Learn how The Dechoker has started saving lives in European nursing homes, where choking deaths are common. Read More
Question: My Father has had a total laryngectomy (removal of the larynx), from having throat cancer. Can he use the Dechoker if he were to suddenly begin choking on some food? Read More
The risk of a child choking may decrease over time, but does it ever go away completely? Learn more here about what your family can do about it. Read More
Learn about the history of choking first aid and why we believe The Dechoker is on pace to change the standards of care. Read More
Learn the difference between these related behaviors and how to recognize when a person is choking and needs help. Read More
Curious about how your child’s daycare facility would handle a choking emergency? Here’s how to bring it up. Read More
Talking to kids about emergencies can be tricky. Use these phrases to help your family work together to prevent choking. Read More
Help your good choking prevention habits stay in place while you’re out of the house by using these tips to talk to your babysitter. Read More
Learn about the life-saving Dechoker and how easy it is to use should someone in your life experience a choking emergency. Read More
Brush off your first-aid skills! These tips can help grandparents prevent and prepare for a choking emergency. Read More
For children, back blows and the Heimlich maneuver do not go far enough in preventing choking. A new device completes the circle. Read More
Judges at the 2019 Dementia, Care & Nursing Expo in the United Kingdom honored Dechoker with the Innovation Excellence award. Read More
A retired police sergeant from the city of Los Angeles is one of many veteran first responders throwing their support behind the innovative Dechoker anti-choking device. Read More
Organizers of the 2019 Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo named Dechoker a finalist for the Innovation Excellence Award ahead of this month’s event in the United Kingdom. Read More
Learn about why babies, toddlers, and older kids are at a higher choking risk and what prevention steps you can take. Read More
If Americans are more at risk of choking to death than dying in a fire, why aren’t more people prepared for choking? Read More
The Dechoker anti-choking device was used to save the life of an 84-year-old man at a nursing home in Spain recently. Read More
If your child is under 12 months old, you may wonder if the Dechoker will be able to protect him or her in the event of a choking emergency. Dr. Randall Snook, Medical Director for Dechoker, shares his insights.