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Trauma: Life in the ER

1998TV-PG
In emergency rooms across America, doctors, nurses and medical technicians work 24 hours a day to fight life-threatening injuries. Get an exhilarating look inside these ERs and witness the trials and tribulations of saving people's lives.
Starring
Michael McGlone
Genres
Unscripted
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Tough Town
    October 14, 1997
    45min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    University Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey, is a state-of-the-art trauma center. Meet the largely local staff of this ER, learn about the influences that led them where they are, and watch them work.
  2. 2. Wrong Place, Wrong Time
    October 21, 1997
    43min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Automatic weapons, gang violence and freeway accidents -- mayhem is part of life at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. Many of the patients were in the wrong place at the wrong time. The staff makes these situations their work.
  3. 3. Loss of Innocence
    October 28, 1997
    43min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    At Charity Hospital in New Orleans, the staff is on the front lines of a brutal way of life. They treat the shot, stabbed, beaten, abused and neglected who are brought in from the streets of The Big Easy.
  4. 4. Drawing the Line
    November 11, 1997
    43min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Each member of the trauma team at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville has their own approach to their work. Meet this diverse group, from the mentoring chief of the ER to the insecure resident.
  5. 5. One for the Road
    November 18, 1997
    43min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    When people are injured by drunks, it isn't simply an accident. At MetroHealth Hospital in Cleveland, 60 percent of traumas are alcohol related, and more than half are from car crashes. See how the staff deals with their work.
  6. 6. The Trauma Generation
    December 2, 1997
    43min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Learn what a typical day's worth of trauma cases are like at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. The common thread is that the victims are young and inexperienced in life.
  7. 7. Working the ER
    December 16, 1997
    43min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    At the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California, learn what it takes to be an ER doctor. The skills include dealing with life and death decisions, working in controlled chaos and handling tragedy.
  8. 8. Muddy Waters
    January 13, 1998
    43min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Charity Hospital in New Orleans offers medical care to anyone in need. In a city known for architectural majesty and Southern sophistication, New Orleans has a lesser known face as well, one of poverty and violence.
  9. 9. Friendly Fire
    January 20, 1998
    43min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Nashville's Vanderbilt University Medical Center is the setting for family drama when victims of domestic violence are treated for life-threatening wounds.

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Starring
Michael McGlone