Medics and paramedics of Med"A. together with the medical teams of the Rescue Union provided the evening (Mot"Q) First aid and saved the life of a two-year-old girl who suffocated at her home in Safed.
Guy Shaul, a paramedic at the Rescue Union, said: "The neighbor came to me with the girl and told me that she suffocated while eating avocado. I performed actions to save her life (Heimlich) and miraculously she regained full consciousness".
Moti Neumann Hirsch Another paramedic from the Rescue Union said: "After the initial assistance we provided her, she was evacuated in an intensive care unit to continue receiving medical treatment and tests at Ziv Hospital in a stable condition and in full consciousness.".
In guidelines previously issued by the Medical Division of "United Rescue" Written: "The way to prevent suffocation in children – cut the food into small pieces and make sure to teach the toddlers to chew the food well before swallowing".