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EMT Gets a Patient's Perspective on Trauma Care

When he awoke, he was riding in the back of an ambulance. This in itself wasn’t unusual for the EMT. But this time, Williams was the patient, having had the misfortune of being mistaken for someone who looks like him and drives a similar car.

Trauma Surgeon for a Day

It’s not often that a hospital sends out an SOS, but last November, Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., found itself in desperate need of a few extra trauma surgeons. For this outreach effort, help came in the form of Kareem Husain, MD, one of the trauma surgeons that make up the Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery in Washington University’s Department of Surgery.


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