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Major YouTube channel gives high praises to the Dechoker® device.

Major YouTube channel gives high praises to the Dechoker® device.

Family Fun Pack is a YouTube vlog about a family of 8, covering everything from daily life to parenting, kids, family vacations and parenting struggles, to fun challenges, clothing hauls, and emergency preparedness...just to name a few. 
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The Dechoker® - An easy-to-use device to stop choking incidents.

The Dechoker® - An easy-to-use device to stop choking incidents.

Did you know that a choking death occurs every two hours?  Choking has long been one of the most common medical emergencies but recommended first-aid treatments have remained the same fordecades, and are not always effective. The Dechoker is a viable and effective alternative.
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Dechoker® Drives Growth and Supplies Device to 200 Stadiums in Spain

Dechoker® Drives Growth and Supplies Device to 200 Stadiums in Spain

DeChoker, along with legendary soccer coach Vincente del Bosque, is driving growth and awareness by supplying their airway clearance devices to 200 soccer stadiums in Spain.
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Dechoker's Road to MDSAP Certification

Dechoker's Road to MDSAP Certification

The process of manufacturing a life-saving device has sometimes been a long and arduous one. Through all of the ups and downs, Dechoker keeps bettering their product, and their team, from Quality and Risk Management to Marketing.  they understand their role, and aspires to make the DeChoker the best globally compliant product it can be.
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Common Choking Hazards in the Summer

Common Choking Hazards in the Summer

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New Staff Member Added DeChoker’s Risk Management / Procedures and Validation Specialist

Dechoker® Welcomes New Addition to Quality Team

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How to Prevent Choking: 5 Tips Everyone Should Know.

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Signs of Choking to Look Out For

4 Different Signs of Choking You Should Look Out For

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Top Choking Threats for Kids at the Holidays

Top Choking Threats for Kids at the Holidays

From Christmas tree tinsel to holiday treats and candies, we’ve got a list of choking hazards parents should know.
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3 Choking Prevention Tips for Your Thanksgiving Feast

3 Choking Prevention Tips for Your Thanksgiving Feast

What’s the most dangerous item on the appetizer table? Learn our top tips for choking prevention at Thanksgiving right here!
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Ask the Doctor: Dechoker Anti-Choking Device and Tracheostomy

Ask the Doctor: Dechoker and Tracheostomy

Can the Dechoker anti-choking device be used to help first responders when a patient has a tracheostomy? An Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist weighs in.
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Ask the Doctor: Using the Dechoker Anti-Choking Device with Partial Airway Obstruction and Unconscious Patients

Ask the Doctor: Partial Airway Obstruction and Unconscious Patients

With choking first aid, every situation is unique. A Dechoker medical expert explains whether the life-saving device can be used for partial airway obstruction, and what to do if a patient is unconscious.
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Ask the Doctor: Can the Dechoker Anti-Choking Device Help with Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)?

Ask the Doctor: Can the Dechoker Help with Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)?

Can the Dechoker anti-choking device alleviate worries for people with Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)? A Dechoker medical expert weighs in.
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Ask the Doctor: Can Dechoker Anti-Choking Device Collapse a Lung?

Ask the Doctor: Can Dechoker Collapse a Lung?

Dr. Christopher Rumana, M.D., a board-certified neurological surgeon, discusses whether the Dechoker anti-choking device could cause a collapsed lung.
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About the Dechoker Anti-Choking Device and Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema (NPPE)

Ask the Doctor: Will the Dechoker Cause Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema (NPPE)?

The Dechoker anti-choking device is gaining international attention, not just from parents and caregivers, but also from the medical community. A Florida neurological surgeon is the latest to speak to the device’s safety.
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Choking First Aid on the Sports Field

Choking First Aid on the Sports Field

Learn about choking risks for kids playing sports and how our innovative anti-choking device can offer peace of mind.

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Halloween Safety: Top Choking Threats for Candy & Snacks

Halloween Safety: Top Choking Threats for Candy & Snacks

Which candies should parents avoid and which are OK? Find out our tips here for preventing choking on candy and other treats!
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The Top Places to Store Your Dechoker Anti-Choking Device

The Top Places to Store Your Dechoker

Speed is crucial in a choking emergency. Here’s where to keep The Dechoker so it’s always on hand for quick first aid.
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Officials Report the Dechoker Saves 30 in Spain from Choking

The Dechoker Saves 30 in Spain, Officials Report

The Dechoker anti-choking device adds 30 more documented success cases as Spanish officials report results from nursing homes and other care facilities.
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Why The Dechoker Anti-Choking Device is a Must-Have for Pregnant Women

Why The Dechoker Is a Must-Have for Pregnant Women

The Heimlich maneuver becomes harder and scarier when pregnancy is involved. Learn about our safe alternative.
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Dechoker Team Attends Meeting of the European Resuscitation Council

Dechoker Team Attends Meeting of the European Resuscitation Council

The Dechoker team visited Ljubljana, Slovenia for the European Resuscitation Council’s congress, Resuscitation 2019.
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Visiting Doctor After Heimlich Maneuver

Should You Visit the Doctor after the Heimlich Maneuver?

Choking first aid is often effective but comes with risk of injury. Learn why a checkup afterward is important.
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The Things Parents Fear the Most: Choking & More

The Things Parents Fear the Most: Choking & More

Learn where choking falls among parents’ top fears and what to do if you choke.
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The Dechoker Device to Prevent Choking in an RV

The Life-Saving Gadget That Should Be in Every RV

Check out five reasons seniors and families should consider The Dechoker before hitting the open road.
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Dechoker to Prevent Choking in the Great Outdoors

Dechoker in the Great Outdoors, Part 3: Solo Trips

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.
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Dechoker Anti-Choking Device During Hiking

Dechoker in the Great Outdoors, Part 2: Hiking

Learn our choking prevention and first-aid tips before you take a hike. This is Part 2 in our 3-part great outdoors series.
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Dechoker to Prevent Choking During Family Camping

Dechoker in the Great Outdoors, Part 1: Family Camping

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.
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Hot Dogs: The Ultimate Choking Risk

Hot Dogs: The Ultimate Choking Risk

Learn why this beloved childhood food is so dangerous and how you can help your kids enjoy it safely.
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How Back Slaps Help in a Choking Emergency

How Do Back Slaps Help in a Choking Emergency?

Learn more about this traditional choking first-aid treatment and how to perform back blows effectively.
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Early Signs of a Swallowing Disorder

Early Signs of a Swallowing Disorder

Learn what to watch out for if you think you may be developing dysphagia and why choking prevention efforts are crucial.
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Why You Should Never Use the ‘Finger Sweep’ Choking Treatment

Why You Should Never Use the ‘Finger Sweep’ Choking Treatment

Learn about why this method is dangerous and how to perform better choking first-aid treatments.
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Choking Prevention Tips for Summer

Choking Prevention Tips for Summer

Barbecues, beach trips and the kids out of school — summer choking risks are here. Check out our best prevention tips.

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First-Aid Kit

Bulk up Your First-Aid Kit This Men’s Health Month

Does your kit need restocking? Do you know how to use everything? Let’s get proactive this Men’s Health Month!

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The Life-Saving Choking Gadget Every Dad Should Own

The Life-Saving Gadget Every Dad Should Own

Dads are getting more proactive about choking prevention and first aid. Learn how The Dechoker can ensure your family’s safety.

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Dechoker Anti-Choking Device for a Father's Day Gift

Skip the Ties: The Father’s Day Gift that Could Save Dad’s Life

Elderly people are at a higher choking risk than most adults. Our innovative first-aid device can give your family peace of mind.

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Restaurant Choking Policies

What Are Restaurant Policies If Someone Is Choking?

Is the staff expected to know choking first aid? Learn what’s legally required in restaurants in medical emergencies.

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What to Do If Someone Is Choking in Public

What to Do If Someone Is Choking in Public

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
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Choking First Aid

Why Aren’t We Better at Choking First Aid?

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.
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How to Start an Anti-Choking Awareness Campaign

How to Start an Anti-Choking Awareness Campaign

Want to spread the word about choking prevention and first-aid
treatments like The Dechoker? Here’s how to start a campaign.
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Difference Between EMTs & Paramedics

What’s the Difference between EMTs & Paramedics?

Learn about the different kinds of first responders and what choking first-aid certifications they have.
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How First Responders Treat Choking Victims

How First Responders Treat Choking Victims

Learn what choking first-aid treatments to expect from EMTs and paramedics, and how The Dechoker anti-choking device could change the standard of choking care.

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Choking While on a Cruise Ship

What Happens If You Choke while on a Cruise Ship?

Who is trained to help choking victims on a cruise ship? Learn about the current standards and what we think should change.
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Choking First Aid on a Plane

Choking First Aid at 30,000 Feet: What to Expect on a Plane

Is the crew trained in choking first aid? Learn what happens when someone chokes while flying.

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Choking and Down Syndrome

Is There an Increased Choking Risk with Down Syndrome?

Learn how Down syndrome affects the ability to swallow and what caregivers can do to decrease the risk of choking.
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Choking Risk for Kids in 2019

Are Kids More at Risk for Choking in 2019?

Learn about some child choking statistics and what habits your family can avoid to prevent an emergency.
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The Dechoker Anti Choking Device Saves 41st Life

Dechoker Saves 41st Life

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.
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The Rise of Anti-Choking Devices in Nursing Homes

The Rise of Anti-Choking Devices in Nursing Homes

Learn how The Dechoker has started saving lives in European nursing homes, where choking deaths are common.
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Can the Dechoker Be Used After a Total Laryngectomy?

Can the Dechoker Be Used After a Total Laryngectomy?

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?
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