He gently pokes the piece of metal as Blue begins to go under from the light headedness of his blood loss and the laughing gas.
"Hm... He should. I've known this tough old bastard for a while, so I'll try a bit harder. He should make it. If you're faint of heart, now'd be a good time to look away"
The good doctor then proceeded to extract the imbedded piece of metal, and by extract I mean tear out with his teeth. He then poured alcohol into the wound and chased it with a fiery hot poker to cauterize and followed up with a few stitches to seal the hole.