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Fatal Bullet to Aorta | by Doc macaSTAT
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Fatal Bullet to Aorta

[Published in Emergency Physicians Monthly January 2006]


During a futile attempt at resuscitation, we pulled this bullet from the aorta of a kid who dies of his wounds.


Man, do we need a revolution of consciousness.




From my eleven years teaching emergency medicine at an inner-city trauma center


My Book, Hands Upon the Dying

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Part of our Documentary Film, Viroqua

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Taken sometime in 2005