Transcript for Rep. Scalise remains in critical condition, hospital 'encouraged' by 'improvement' in last 36 hours
Congressman's goalies. Sustained a single rifle wound. That entered in the area of the left yet. It traveled directly across towards the other hip in what we call a trans pellet gun shop and the round fragmented and did substantial damage to bones internal organs and blood vessels. I understand he was a week on scene but by the time he was transported. By helicopter to the Mets are trauma senator he was in shock. The congressman status remains critical he has additional operations that he will need before leaving hospital. Where what typically takes place when patients are severely injured like this is called damage control surgery and that what that means. Is that rather than trying to do everything in one operation on day one. We generally stage the operation's first operation. Is dedicated usually mainly took leading control and the other types of work you have to do our staged four later operations.
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