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

EP. 150Feb. 24, 201858:16

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