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Doctor Mark Siegel is with -- a member of the Fox News medical -- team doctor -- in -- early going.
We were getting some live video from the scene.
And some video that would -- photographers have recorded but they had not -- edited as we normally do for consumption in television in that video was just playing.
And we heard people talking of -- arms flying by and did people beneath the street and on and on and on -- this sort of explosion the shrapnel that we've heard about.
I guess injuries would range wildly depend on how -- you were from this thing.
I've slowly sharp and to set the scene on this the first thing you already mentioned is the need for calm because people get more injured when they -- they see.
Limbs flying they panic and then they get injured running away fling themselves.
The next important point is something we in the medical profession -- triage.
You've got to get to the people there sickest first those that have lost limbs have a big bleeding problem and luckily since there were medical tents here.
You could apply tourniquet to if you apply the turn it -- early you save lives then they have intravenous there in those tents you can put intravenous lines and and do what's called fluid resuscitation give them intravenous fluids.
People that may be inhaled smoke in the scene there they have oxygen of the -- -- between oxygen.
Turn -- -- intravenous you can stabilize people to your point about shrapnel -- you don't ever try to remove anything from a wound like this not glass.
Not shrapnel you stabilize the patient you elevate the womb and you try to get them to the hospital as soon as possible the area hospitals and Boston are by far.
In my opinion the best in the country nothing better than Mass.
General Boston children's -- Beth Israel -- all involved that's why we're seeing so few in my opinion people that have perished at this point many injured over a hundred injured.
They're gonna stay want to know what you do with the winds that have been taken -- -- you actually try to cool them if you can put them in cool water.
You can save them for eighteen hours and then maybe you can even reattach a way that would be really -- miracle but it can happen.
-- doctor Siegel thank you have to.
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