Dr Marc Barton – Watching People Die

Dr. Marc Barton joins us to talk real about life at the Accident & Emergency Room, how the first hour after injury is crucial to a victim’s survival, what it’s like to give mouth-to-mouth to a homeless drug addict, why he believes the most dangerous drug is alcohol, what it’s like to watch people die, how he prepares for chemical and radiation weapon attacks, and why travelling to Nagasaki, Japan affected him very deeply.

“I’ve never seen anyone die or seen a dead body…” – Brian (03:10)

“The first thing that’s gonna kill you is your airway…” – Marc (06:22)

“Every girl wants to tell her mom she’s getting engaged to a doctor.” – Brian (23:30)

“I wanna jump out of an airplane without a parachute….” – Nic (26:41)

“They’re not a society that looks for charity…” – Brian (38:45)

“We sit around in a room and hope and pray it doesn’t happen..” – Marc (43:28)

compiled by @zander-bylund.

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