Trauma Center Author:Joan E. Lloyd and Edwin B. Herman Meet the Men and Women who make a difference — Emergency Medical Response Teams. Whether in the air, on the road, or in the ER, every day they face split-second decisions-and one false move could mean the difference between life and death. — Here are the gripping true life stories; A 17-year-old climber tumbles 50 feet to an isolated ledge, his on... more »ly hope the emergency helicopter hovering overhead. A 6-year-old boy lies in cardiac arrest as an ambulance rushes him to the hospital. An 87-year-old man pulled from a car at the bottom of a frozen pond shows no signs of life.
Tragedy, surprise, sometimes even humor-there is all that and more in TRAUMA CENTER, where the true experience of emergency medicine begins.« less