In the conclusion of a 1978 profile, pediatric surgeon William Morgan begins an exploratory on a 9-year-old girl; attends to a 6-year-old with a sunken chest; and treats a 2-year-old with a head injury.
Profiled: Judson Graves Randolph, chief surgeon at the National Children's Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Cases include a 5-hour-old infant in need of chest surgery; and an 11 year-old who is burned over 75 percent of her body.
Pediatric surgeon William Morgan is the subject of a two-part study. Cases include a 2-year-old with a critical head injury; a 9-year-old with a lump on her neck; a 10-year-old with six bone breaks; and an 11-year-old with a fractured pelvis.
Trauma surgeon James Duke treats a traffic-accident victim who has multiple fractures and abdominal bleeding; a mother and daughter in need of blood transfusions; and a 9 year-old injured in a bicycle accident.
Neurosurgeon Theodore Kurze operates on a boy with an A-V malformation---a pulsing mass of blood vessels lodged in his brain. Also: Kurze attends to a woman believed to have a tumor affecting her balance.
Profiled: pediatric surgeon J. Alex Haller Jr. of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Patients include a 4-year-old thought to have a heart tumor; a newborn with a damaged intestine; a girl believed to have appendicitis.
Dr. Joan Hodgman of the USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, a specialist in the care of newborns, is seen treating two premature infants: one suffers from heart failure, the other from a blood disorder.
Profiled: neurosurgeon Charles Wilson of San Francisco's Moffitt Hospital. Patients include a teen-ager with a malignant tumor; a woman with a facial nerve disorder; and a man facing paralysis in both legs.