Quincy, Mass. nurse who helped at finish line describes year of guilt, anxiety, pride

(The Enterprise) Bill Dockham was so close to the first explosion that the medical tent shook around him.

With no windows to look through, Dockham had to watch on a small television as chaos suddenly broke out a few dozen feet from where he stood near the Boston Marathon finish line. Moments later, the first victims started coming in.

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All nurses should know how to help when disaster strikes

(Nurse.com) On April 15, two bombs were detonated at the Boston Marathon. On April 17, an explosion at a fertilizer plant rocked the small town of West, Texas. A month later, on May 15, tornadoes wreaked havoc across towns in north Texas. Twisters again caused enormous damage when they blew threw the Oklahoma City area May 19, destroying entire neighborhoods, including an elementary school and a hospital. [Read more…]

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