Trauma: Seconds to Live

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  • 2015
  • 2 Seasons

"Trauma: Seconds to Live" explores the life-and-death decisions facing doctors in the first critical hour of emergency care. Each one-hour episode features at least three cases, including: a doctor who performs open-heart surgery in the street on a woman in cardiac arrest; an 11-year-old who goes mysteriously blind after being hit by a car; a tree-trimmer who falls 20 feet onto concrete; a motorcyclist who is bleeding to death after a crash; a 77-year-old woman who presents at the hospital with a suspected stroke; and many more critical medical emergencies.

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Seasons
Collapsed At Work
4. Collapsed At Work
July 14, 2017
A mother of three fights for her life after being stabbed; a bicyclist suffers horrific injuries after being run over by a bus; a man collapses at work with a suspected cardiac arrest.
Crushed By a Forklift
3. Crushed By a Forklift
July 7, 2017
A woman needs urgent brain surgery after being hit by a car; a man is crushed by a forklift and could have significant internal injuries; surgeons operate on a patient with multiple face and skull fractures after a car crash.
Hit By a Bus
2. Hit By a Bus
June 30, 2017
Emergency medics respond to a man hit by a bus with multiple life-threatening injuries; a tree trimmer falls 30 feet off a ladder and could have significant internal injuries; a rider gets thrown from his horse and becomes unable to move.
Critical Crash
1. Critical Crash
June 23, 2017
A garbage truck hits a man and medics must perform a risky procedure to keep him alive; ER doctors must determine why a cyclist's condition rapidly deteriorates; a police officer suffers a heart attack at the gym.
Description

"Trauma: Seconds to Live" explores the life-and-death decisions facing doctors in the first critical hour of emergency care. Each one-hour episode features at least three cases, including: a doctor who performs open-heart surgery in the street on a woman in cardiac arrest; an 11-year-old who goes mysteriously blind after being hit by a car; a tree-trimmer who falls 20 feet onto concrete; a motorcyclist who is bleeding to death after a crash; a 77-year-old woman who presents at the hospital with a suspected stroke; and many more critical medical emergencies.

  • Premiere Date
    September 2, 2015