The Initial Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing
Author(s)Gates, Jonathan D.; Arabian, Sandra; Biddinger, Paul; Blansfield, Joe; Burke, Peter; Chung, Sarita; Friedman, Franklin; Gervasini, Alice; Goralnick, Eric; Gupta, Alok; Larentzakis, Andreas; McMahon, Maria; Mella, Juan; Michaud, Yvonne; Rabinovici, Reuven; Sweet, Darlene; Ulrich, Andrew; Velmahos, George; Weber, Cheryl; Fischer, Jonathan D; Yaffe, Michael B; ... Show more Show less
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We discuss the strengths of the medical response to the Boston Marathon bombings that led to the excellent outcomes. Potential shortcomings were recognized, and lessons learned will provide a foundation for further improvements applicable to all institutions.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Biological Engineering; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Biology; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Chemical Engineering; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Chemistry
Annals of Surgery
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Gates, Jonathan D., Sandra Arabian, Paul Biddinger, Joe Blansfield, Peter Burke, Sarita Chung, Jonathan Fischer, et al. “The Initial Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing.” Annals of Surgery 260, no. 6 (December 2014): 960–966.
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