NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans officials say that the city’s emergency medical service will be the first ground-based EMS in Louisiana with paramedics able to give blood transfusions.
Some ambulances will be equipped for transfusions starting on Monday, with blood products provided by The Blood Center, according to a news release sent Friday.
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Blood runs short
Editor: No matter the season, the need for blood is constant.
Summer can be a busy time, full of fun activities and vacations, but hospital patients won’t get a break from the need for potentially lifesaving transfusions.