Special Israeli Ambulance Treats Shock Victims

Head of the stress and trauma studies program at Tel Hai College says treating shock victims within 48 hours reduces their risk of developing a post-traumatic syndrome.

A first-aid car specializing in emergency mental-health care has been patrolling the streets of the southern cities of Ofakim and Kiryat Malakhi since the beginning of Operation Pillar of Defense in Gaza - the first vehicle of its kind in Israel and one of few worldwide, Haaretz has learned.