Critical Blood Work Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombings
Tomsho, R. (2013). Critical Blood Work: Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombings.
The author emphasizes the importance of controlling bleeding after a mass casualty incident and pre-hospital in this article. One of the doctors interviewed is examining various tools that would give first responders the ability to manage trauma similar to that which occurred after the Boston Marathon bombing (e.g., polymer that expands when it comes in contact with blood and injectable substances that help with coagulation).