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Boston Marathon Bombing: Stories From the ER

Summary: Firsthand accounts of this tragic event from a Boston ER doctor.
Air Date: 4/26/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. Leigh Vinocur
Guest Bio: Dr. Parveen Parmar, MD
Dr. Parveen Parmar is an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA and a member of ACEP. She attended medical school at Northwest University. Dr. Parmar was only a few hours into her shift on April 15th when they were told of the explosions that occurred at the Boston Marathon.
Boston Marathon Bombing: Stories From the ER
The recent Boston Marathon bombing was one of the most tragic events in U.S. history.

When horrible acts of terror occur, there are those who rise to the occasion and help the injured, including our nation's emergency room physicians.

By many accounts, Boston's emergency system worked brilliantly and saved many lives.

So, what can other cities take away and learn from this event? How could response and treatment be improved?

We answer these questions as more with special guest Parveen Parmar, MD, one of the emergency physicians who helped some of the vicitms of Boston. Hear her firsthand account of the events from that historical day.

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