Hospitals size up the lessons of Marathon attacks

Boston’s six major trauma centers, which treated the most seriously injured bombing victims, have already made some changes for handling mass emergencies and are continuing to review their performance for ways to strengthen the city’s already sophisticated trauma system and share their lessons with hospitals nationwide — so they’re prepared for the next time. Eric Goralnick, HMS instructor in medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Ron Walls, HMS professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Alasdair Conn, HMS associate professor of surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, are quoted.

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