• By Dennis Douda

Emergency Blood on Mayo One Flight Saves Mother’s Life

December 2, 2015

aerial image of Mayo One helicopter in flight over Saint Marys Hospital

In an emergency, getting people to the hospital quickly is essential. But, experts at Mayo Clinic say the care patients get along the way is just as important. That was certainly the case for a Minnesota mother, whose life was saved because the Mayo One medical helicopter that came to get her was stocked with something most air ambulances don't carry, packed red blood cells and plasma. Here’s Dennis Douda for the Mayo Clinic News Network.

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