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#150: Dr. David King on combat surgery, massive hemorrhage, and the Boston Marathon bombing

Behind the Knife 2018-02-24 15

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Dr. David King (trauma and acute care surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army) discusses:

– What combat surgery in an austere environment can look like.

– How his experiences in combat and stateside have driven research efforts to develop novel ways to attack massive hemorrhage, such as with ResQFoam.

– How the Boston Marathon bombing showed him that we don’t need to convince good people to act and do good things.

– Thoughts on the applicability and limitations of REBOA.

Follow Dr. King on Twitter @GeococyxVelox

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