anonjedi2 wrote:Correction - I think you meant Judy Clarke. Marcia Clark was the fake attorney in the fake OJ trial.
“There were penetrating wounds, people that were impaled with metal, glass. There were burns, there were amputations, cardiac arrest, several children with injuries,” she said. “We have had training, but we never had real wounds. You know, you’re training has always been simulation, where you are told that this is what’s coming in, but you never see it. Yesterday I saw it. I hope I never have to live through that again.”
She was tending to an Army Veteran who, along with a group of comrades, had just traversed the entire length of the marathon course in full gear, including fatigues, full backpack, combat boots and photos of brothers-in-arms who had never made it back home.
Moments later, back-to-back bomb blasts in Copley Square triggered instincts in both heroes and spurred them to the duties for which they'd been trained.
Just then, I heard a sudden loud noise and felt a vibration shake the ground under me. From the look on the Rucker’s face, I knew he’d heard that sound before. I asked if he’d served overseas; he quietly replied, “Yes.” I tried to allay his fears by telling him we’d be okay. He told me to do my job, and said he was going to do his. In an instant, his job had changed from marching to honor fallen service members to joining his fellow Tough Ruckers helping to secure the area and evacuate the wounded. My job had changed from treating dehydration and sore feet to coping with a disaster none of us could have anticipated.
fbenario wrote:Got her nursing degree at age 16? No, it doesn't seem right.
sacredcowslayer wrote:Finally, if you or any members have a legal question I'll be glad to answer (where appropriate of course) as best I can.
Boston (CNN)Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorney made one thing clear during her opening statement in the Boston Marathon bombing trial: He did it.
"It was him," defense attorney Judy Clarke told jurors.
starfish prime wrote:Conventional medicine seems to have little value beyond addressing traumatic injury, though even that is becoming questionable, with medical articles such as this one from the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, based on the ridiculous "improvised tourniquets" of the Boston Marathon hoax:
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