‘Dechoker’ emergency choking device is now available for first aid organisations in the UK.
A revolutionary new emergency first aid device designed specifically to deal with choking is now available as an essential piece of emergency kit. The aptly named ‘Dechoker’ has been developed with a view of it becoming a part of all first aid kits across homes and businesses in the UK.
Choking is the leading cause of death in children, with it also being a common occurrence in everyday life, right across the age spectrum. The Dechoker device provides those with even the most basic level of first aid training, with a means to effectively resolve the emergency situation which could otherwise lead to death.
The Dechoker has been approved by the FDA in the United States and CE registered for Europe. It is also endorsed by a leading UK anaesthetist and Advance Life Support tutor Dr Biswas, FRCA. A video explaining and demonstrating the Dechoker was made at a Nottingham hospital and can be seen here.
The principles behind the Dechoker are simple: the device sucks the air from a patient