How new features on Geisinger Life Flight helicopters will help save lives

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By Sarah Rafacz

Changes aboard Geisinger Life Flight helicopters could help save lives.

Right now, Life Flight is in a feasibility study for using pre-hospital ultrasounds to perform Extended Focused Assessment With Sonography for Trauma exams, said Jeff Brytczuk, a flight paramedic who’s based out of State College. Emergency departments already conduct these exams, which check patients’ lungs, hearts and organs of the abdomen for internal bleeding. (Click here to read more)

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