Trauma: Life in the E.R.

  • 1997
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

The experiences of ER physicians and other personnel at hospitals around the U.S. are chronicled in this gritty, Emmy-winning documentary series. Among the locales: Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Las Vegas, Detroit, Oklahoma City, Orlando and Portland, Ore.

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Wed Apr 25 9:00am
Under Pressure(Season 6, Episode 7) DLIF

Emergency cases at the University Medical Center in Fresno, Cal., include a teen who is thrown from an automobile during an accident, a man with a gunshot wound to the head and a motorist who collides with a pole.

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Wed Apr 25 10:00am
Endless Mission(Season 4, Episode 9) DLIF

An emergency ward in San Antonio treats victims of car accidents, including a family of five injured when their minivan rolled over, and a two-car collision injuring three young adults. Also: a rancher who was trampled by a bull.

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Thu Apr 26 9:00am
Brave Decisions(Season 6, Episode 17) DLIF

Cases at the University Medical Center in Fresno include a stuntman who was injured in a bike accident; a stabbing victim; an elderly woman who was involving in a traffic accident; a man with a badly dislocated jaw; and a man severely burned in a camping a (more…)

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Thu Apr 26 10:00am
Luck of the Draw(Season 6, Episode 11) DLIF

Emergency cases at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque include a man who broke his leg in a motorcycle accident, a man who shot himself while cleaning a gun, a woman involved in a horseback-riding accident and a man with multiple stab woun (more…)

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Fri Apr 27 9:00am
Going the Distance(Season 3, Episode 10) DLIF

A day in Albuquerque's University Hospital.

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Fri Apr 27 10:00am
Flesh and Blood DLIF

A day at Jacksonville's University Medical Center.

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Sat Apr 28 1:00pm
Preventive Measures(Season 6, Episode 15) DLIF

Examining cases at the Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Included: a robbery victim shot several times in the chest; an elderly victim of a head-on collision; and a woman who is unresponsive following a car crash.

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Sat Apr 28 2:00pm
Standing Tall(Season 6, Episode 10) DLIF

Medical emergencies at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas include a rodeo champ trampled by a bull; a man whose house collapsed on him; a motor-scooter accident victim with internal bleeding; a 3-year-old with seizures.

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Sat Apr 28 3:00pm
Passing the Puck(Season 5, Episode 3) DLIF

Observing the Denver Health Medical Center's trauma unit, where the staff treats car crash victims, gunshot wounds and snowboarding injuries.

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Mon Apr 30 9:00am
Last Exit to Oakland(Season 5, Episode 8) DLIF

Observing staffers at the Alameda County Medical Center as they deal with supply shortages and treat destitute patients.

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Mon Apr 30 10:00am
Aloha Spirits DLIF

Queen's Medical Center in Hawaii.

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Tue May 1 9:00am
Dreams and Drivebys(Season 3, Episode 1) DLIF

King Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles to observe the emergency-room staff.

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Tue May 1 10:00am
Never Say Never(Season 7, Episode 5) DLIF

Medical emergencies at the University of Oklahoma's Trauma Center include a woman who fell off a horse and is unresponsive; a woman whose wrist snapped; and several motorcycle and car-accident victims.

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Wed May 2 9:00am
High Stakes Trauma(Season 6, Episode 5) DLIF

Medical emergencies at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, include a man with a chunk of wood impaled through his nose; a woman whose bladder burst after being crushed by a car; a man who was electrocuted; and a man who was thrown from a car as it roll (more…)

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Wed May 2 10:00am
Family Forces(Season 5, Episode 5) DLIF

One of the busiest trauma units in the Nation, Louisville's University Hospital treats cases of domestic violence from rural areas surrounding Louisville.

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Thu May 3 9:00am
No Place Like Home DLIF

The Allegheny General Hospital trauma center treats a man who was run over by a tractor; a pistol-whipped robbery victim; a girl injured in a bicycle accident; and a man who leapt from a window.

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Thu May 3 10:00am
Teachable Moments(Season 5, Episode 1) DLIF

Observing the ER at Highland Hospital in Oakland, Cal., where a wide range of injuries and people are treated. Included: a man wounded in a shooting; a boxer whose senses are dulled; a stabbing; a possible drug overdose.

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Fri May 4 9:00am
Too Much Fun(Season 4, Episode 4) DLIF

The staff at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Ore., treats recreational activity-related accident victims, including a snowmobiler who went off a cliff, and a boy injured by a log in the surf. Also: the role of the anesthesiologist is highlighted.

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Fri May 4 10:00am
Putting It Together(Season 5, Episode 10) DLIF

The Rocky Mountain Regional Trauma Center in Denver.

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Sun May 6 1:00pm
Endless Mission(Season 4, Episode 9) DLIF

An emergency ward in San Antonio treats victims of car accidents, including a family of five injured when their minivan rolled over, and a two-car collision injuring three young adults. Also: a rancher who was trampled by a bull.

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Sun May 6 2:00pm
The Frontier(Season 3, Episode 4) DLIF

The University of New Mexico Hospital, the only level-one trauma center for most of the state.

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Sun May 6 3:00pm
Life Support(Season 7, Episode 12) DLIF

Cases at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General include a man who has suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach; car-crash victims; a couple whose infant is experiencing seizures.

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Sun May 6 4:00pm
Miraculous(Season 7, Episode 1) DLIF

At the Orlando Regional Medical Center, cases include a man who fell from a tree, skewering himself on a branch; two children who were injured in an automobile accident, one of whom is suffering from internal bleeding.

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Mon May 7 9:00am
Total Divert(Season 4, Episode 1) DLIF

The Level One trauma center of San Francisco General Hospital is observed. Included: a drug addict infected with flesh-eating bacteria; a man on drugs who tried to direct traffic; a man with a high blood-alcohol level who was stabbed.

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: The experiences of ER physicians and other personnel at hospitals around the U.S. are chronicled in this gritty, Emmy-winning documentary series. Among the locales: Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Las Vegas, Detroit, Oklahoma City, Orlando and Portland, Ore. (more)

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