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.
Multiple sclerosis affects the brain and the spinal cord and problems swallowing (also called dysphagia) can occur in the later stages of MS. Read More
Learn which kinds of food pose the highest risk of choking and what parents and caregivers can do about it. Read More
If you or a family member have been diagnosed with dysphagia, you will want to know about risks and possible complications. Read More
Learn what happens to the body when someone is choking and how you should react in a first-aid emergency. Read More
When eating or drinking, have you ever had something go down the wrong tube? This is called aspiration. Read More
Eating and drinking can be difficult and dangerous after a stroke. Find out what stroke patients should and should not eat after a stroke, especially if they have difficulty swallowing. Read More
A 74-year-old care home resident in Spain has become the latest choking victim whose life was saved by the Dechoker. Read More
This step-by-step first-aid guide shows what to do if your baby or toddler is choking, and how the Dechoker can help. Read More
Our team has been working behind the scenes for months in order to find out how the Dechoker has made the difference between life and death.
Dysphagia or difficulty swallowing after stroke can cause choking. Find out how to identify and prevent choking after a stroke. Read More
Learn our top five tips for what to do in a choking emergency and how to calmly administer first aid to your child. Read More
Dysphagia is a condition that commonly affects stroke patients. Stroke victims suffer from oropharyngeal dysphagia and patients can work with a therapist for treatment. Read More
Parents, look out for these common household choking hazards for children, and learn about our first aid solution, the Dechoker. Read More
Difficulty swallowing is common after a stroke. See what steps to take if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with dysphagia or has problems with swallowing or choking. Read More
The risk of choking is scary, but you can empower yourself by learning what to look for and how a Dechoker can help. Read More