A few Upstate ambulances are now carrying a cooler that can save lives.

The No. 1 cause of preventable deaths that ambulances deal with is loss of blood, said Aaron Dix, Prisma Health’s executive director of emergency medical services.

If someone has a severe gunshot wound or hemorrhaging or has been in a severe accident, they could lose blood faster than an ambulance can get them to a hospital, Dix said.
– PUB DATE: 3/11/2020 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Greenville News
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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