The Boston Marathon tragedy has stunned the nation. While the criminal investigation continues and healing is just beginning, there have been countless reports of the heroic efforts to save those injured in the attacks. Mayo Clinic trauma surgeon Don Jenkins, M.D., says trauma and emergency medical personnel train extensively and participate in specific drills designed to prepare them for such mass casualty events. He also says those facing post-traumatic stress disorder, including first responders and caregivers, need to seek help.
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