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When It’s an Emergency: Stories from Seattle Children’s ER


Tune into any hospital TV show and you might think emergency departments are constantly bringing people back from the brink. This kind of high drama happens in most every episode, seemingly every day, but this is more about TV ratings than real life. If there’s such a thing as a typical day in the emergency department here at Seattle Children’s, it might run the gamut from treating a minor laceration or broken bone to a helicopter delivering a critically ill patient. But no matter who comes in the door on any given day, the people who work here make sure to keep Children’s ED from feeling like prime-time TV. Watch this inside look into Seattle Children’s Emergency Department, which aired on KOMO 4 TV on September 9, 2011.

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