A family of three and the drunk driver who hit them; burn victim; crash victim; baby with sickle-cell anemia.
Stabbing victim; drunk driver causes a crash; drive-by-shooting victim.
Gunshot victims; homeless children with colds; seizure; stroke victim.
Doctors at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital recognize medicine includes faith, family support and counseling; doctors counsel a young black man shot in the abdomen; a family's faith is tested after a teen is severely injured.
Stabbing; car-crash victim; boy falls face-first on concrete.
Brain death; life support; organ donation; transplants.
DWI crash victim; a woman's ATV flips over and lands on her; drug-overdose victim.
Asthma attack; respiratory sensorial virus; overdose.
Car-crash victims; smoker fights for breath; uncooperative patient.
A man who lost control of his vehicle and drove into a brick wall; a woman who sustained second- and third-degree burns; a man hit by a truck.
Crash victims; fight injuries; chest pains; intoxicated man who broke his leg in a casino.
Horseback-riding accident; broken wrist; crash victims.
Man has fallen from a ladder; young car-crash victims have internal injuries.
The staff of Wishard Memorial Hospital treat accident victims and victims of violence.
The doctors and nurses of University Medical Center in Fresno, Calif., help patients and their families heal from trauma.
Mentally ill son attacks family; horse throws polo-player.
A construction worker is hit with a large beam; a woman is robbed and shot.
Staff at University Medical Center in Las Vegas treat accident and crime victims.
Sometimes vacation plans go awry.
Gang warfare and a high population of sick patients keep medical center workers on the move in Los Angeles.
The doctors and nurses of the University Medical Center in Las Vegas treat a variety of accident victims.
University of New Mexico Hospital staffers treat victims of crime, accident and illness.
The work of the staff at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas includes a rodeo champion who was trampled by a bull.
Trauma patients flood the Tampa General Hospital during Gasparilla Day -- the city's version of Mardi Gras.
Doctors treat a series of gunshot victims and a woman with vision and mobility problems at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis.
The level one trauma center at Fresno's University Medical Center treats car crash victims and infant with respiratory problems.
A man who lost a kidney to cancer, damaged his heart with heroin and is HIV-positive; man with cardiac failure; car crash victims.
A car crash victim with internal bleeding; a potential stroke victim; a sawmill worker with a piece of wood piercing his nose.
Two victims of gang violence, a 3-year-old who fell from a balcony and several gunshot victims arrive at University Medical Center in Las Vegas.
An accident victim is trapped in her car all night; a 3-year-old gets popcorn stuck in her ear; a man's leg is nearly severed; a man coughs up blood; a man shoots his own hand.
Man shot in the abdomen; gunshot wound to the head; stabbing of the chest; overdose.
Victims of car crash, scalding, burn.
Medical center staffers see the direct results of teens with guns and disputes over infidelity.
Doctors treat car and motorcycle injuries; a chief ER resident handles a variety of problems; the trauma surgeon is busy.
Minneapolis physicians brace for the worst as residents emerge from hibernation.
The staff at Rocky Mountain Regional Trauma Center in Denver treats victims of accidents, violence and illness.
The doctors and nurses of Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center pursue diverse goals at the Level One Trauma Center.
The staff at Alameda County Medical Center is forced to improvise techniques and treatments due to outdated equipment and supply shortages.
Staff at Houston's Memorial Hermann Emergency Trauma Department treat a teen hit by a truck, a child attacked by a dog and victims of a three-car pileup.
The staff of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's emergency room deals with patients during the summer in Nashville, Tenn.
Louisville's University Hospital sees the results of domestic violence.
How Minnesota's oldest emergency room at the Hennepin County Medical Center has kept up with the times.
Denver Health Medical Center's trauma unit, which handled the Columbine High School shooting victims, regularly treats accident victims.
Doctors at the Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center treat a teenager who collided with a tractor-trailer; a stabbing victim.
The emergency room at Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., treats a large population of people struggling with poverty and substance abuse.
Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital is a level-one trauma center.
The ethnically diverse staff of San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center, a teaching hospital where doctors balance patients and students.
The trauma team at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Ore., uses skill as well as humor to heal almost any wound.
St. Patrick's Day causes havoc for emergency doctors at Memorial Health in Savannah, Ga., when a 1,500-pound beam falls on a construction worker.
Cases at the University of Texas San Antonio Hospital include a family injured in a minivan rollover and an elderly rancher trampled by a bull.
San Diego's obsession with cars leads to accidents.
At the Level One Trauma Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the trauma team's first job is to prioritize care and address the most immediate damage.
The Allegheny General trauma team in Pittsburgh is often pushed to the limit with head injuries, brain surgery and a horse attack.
A hospital in San Diego is a training ground for naval officers headed overseas.
The staff of Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Oregon picks up the pieces when alcohol turns sport into nightmare.
The halls of Trauma Unit One combine the dichotomies of Savannah, Ga.
San Antonio: elderly couple in car accident; illegal immigrants suffer injuries; baby's finger caught in bicycle.
The emergency room of San Francisco General is almost always on total divert, which means ambulances are forced to take patients to other hospitals.
An eclectic and talented group of people make up the staff at St. Vincent's Emergency Room.
University of Tennessee Medical Center; digital technology; family support.
The Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn.; butcher-knife injury; teen injured in car accident; man breaks hip.
Cases at University Medical Center in Florida include a 16-year-old track star fighting for her life and a man who kills his brother in a car accident.
Patients at the University Hospital trauma center in Albuquerque, N.M., often come from great distances.
Critical cases in New Orleans and in Newark, N.J.
At King Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, doctors struggle to remain dispassionate about two frail infants.
The trauma staff at St. Vincent Hospital in New York includes a linguist and a plastic surgeon.
Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis; car accident victims.
Doctors from King Drew Medical Center in South Central Los Angeles represent a number of races and creeds.
Many trauma patients who end up at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., are victims of attacks by family members.
Doctors and nurses treat patients at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, a city that leads the nation in homicide, cancer, asthma and obesity.
Emergency room doctors deal with mayhem on a daily basis at the University of California at Davis Medical Center.
Many trauma patients are young people; boy is run over while playing; college students are injured in car crash.
Doctors at Las Vegas University's Medical Center emergency room help patients who have lost a gamble with luck.
At MetroHealth Hospital, 60 percent of traumas are alcohol-related and more than half are from car crashes.
Nashville, Tenn.; man exposes himself to a fatal virus; an attempted suicide; prom night; teen tumbles out of speeding car.
New Orleans Charity Hospital spends an Easter weekend trying to save children hit by cars, gunshot victims and stabbed teens.
Automatic weapons, gangs, random violence and freeway accidents keep a California trauma unit busy.
Staff members of the University Medical Center in Newark, N.J., explain what led them to where they are.
Doctors, nurses, patients and family members confront hard decisions in emergency units.
The University Medical Center in Las Vegas treats trauma victims from the streets, highways and desert.
Hennepin County Medical Center.
Las Vegas doctors and nurses assist car-crash victims and an injured rock-climber.
Four young trauma doctors struggle to provide hope to badly damaged patients at Detroit Receiving Hospital.
Critical cases in Sacramento, Calif., and in Las Vegas.
Trauma surgeon Kris Gebrowski and Dr. Steve Nishida handle a wide variety of cases at Honolulu's Queens Medical Center.
Trauma center at the University Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla.
Trauma center at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque.
The trauma team at Detroit Receiving Hospital sees five major traumas every day.
A woman is treated at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu after being dragged by the surf across sharp lava rock.
New York City's Bellevue Hospital; heart attacks.
Bellevue Hospital in New York City; the role of nurses in emergency medicine.
A weekend with the emergency department at Denver General Hospital.
Tampa General Hospital; a man loses two fingers in a chain saw accident; a young boy nearly severs his arm.
Bellevue Hospital treats patients from all walks of life.
Doctors at the University of Pennsylvania hospital deal with urban children.
A medical chopper unit in Florida serves as a lifeline for many trauma victims.
Denver Health Medical Center; the world of trauma; resilience of the human body.
The trauma bay at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Paramedics, ambulance drivers and helicopter pilots who transport patients to hospitals in Colorado, Florida and Pennsylvania.
How doctors in training gain experience at Tampa General Hospital in Florida.
Denver General Hospital epitomizes a new Wild West.
Residents learn the different doctoring styles; police car collides with another car; a jet car crashes at a high speed; rodeo bull tramples rider.
Orlando Regional Medical Center; girl nearly drowns; a ruptured brain aneurysm; fatal car crash; overdoses.
Man has punched his arm through a plate-glass window; family of four has been hit by a drunk driver; man has been burned in a mattress fire; possible spinal-cord injury; sickle-cell anemia.