Saving Lives in the Air

After over a year of preparation, the UF Health ShandsCair team performed its first in-flight prehospital blood transfusion. Don Irving piloted the flight, where Staccie Allen, DNP, APRN, EMT-P, CFRN, CCP, and Jesse Blaire, EMT-P, CCP, were able to give a patient one unit of blood to help stabilize the person’s blood pressure and heart rate.

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Spicer Family

Mother of two, Sherri, younger sister Delaney and Savannah Spicer, better known by their friends and family as the “Spice Girls,” share an…