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New bill aims to bring ‘Stop the Bleed’ program to schools across Indiana

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New bill aims to bring ‘Stop the Bleed’ program to schools across Indiana

New bill aims to bring ‘Stop the Bleed’ program to schools across Indiana

Blood loss is the leading cause of death for trauma patients.

Roughly 20 percent of trauma patients who die could be saved if given proper bleeding control in the early stages.

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New bill aims to bring ‘Stop the Bleed’ program to schools across Indiana

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3 new this morning - a new bill moving through the state legislature calls for a life saving initiative called 'stop the bleed' to be taught in indiana schools.the national initiative first began after the sandy hook shooting.it's considered a simple, but effective way to save lives meg morris is a trauma educator at eskenazi health.

She says roughly 20 percent of all patients who die from a trauma injury could be saved if given proper bleeding control in the early stages.

3&lt;meg morris / trauma educator, eskenazi health.'i wish we didn't have to teach this to our kids and this wasnút a conversation that we have to have, but with that being said i think weúve already seen the difference that has made'> morris has already trained roughly 600 people at plainfield schools, and says theyúve already added stop the bleed kits in all classrooms and




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