When Aggressive Medical Care Was More Dangerous Than Assassin's Bullets

Dr. Smith Townsend knelt on the filthy train station floor, the patient lying in front of him with a bullet wound in his back.  The patient was clinically stable for the moment, so Townsend turned his attention to the wound, convinced a quick removal of the bullet would offer his patient the best chance of survival.  Fueled by an action imperative, Townsend took his index finger—ungloved, unsterilized, probably only moments earlier… (Read more and comment at Forbes)

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