Dr. Le is forced to defend her treatment of a patient who goes into septic shock; Aaron and Denise deal with a challenging motorcycle crash; Dr. Gill teaches first-year residents what it takes to become a trauma surgeon and rushes a stabbed patient into the operating room.
A new paramedic joins the Life Flight crew; two flight nurses struggle to make weight or risk losing their jobs; a woman is treated who shattered her leg in a multi-car accident and who is also allergic to morphine.
Docudrama focusing on the trauma teams at a Houston medical center who attend to patients brought in by Life Flight helicopter paramedics. In the opener, nurses try to save a man who suffered severe burns after being electrocuted; and a flight paramedic saves a girl from a pit bull attack.