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In an instant, your life can change forever. Count on this team to fight for you or someone you love. They are emergency medicine physicians, trauma surgeons, critical care nurses, first responders, helicopter pilots and EMTs. They are specialists at what they do. Thousands of people are alive today because of them. Watch and learn more about what they do for our community.

FOLLOW THE JOURNEY

Part One:
EMS & Memorial Hermann Life Flight®, the first responders on the scene

It is every parent’s nightmare -- your teen has been involved in a car accident. Each year, car accidents claim the lives of more teens than any other cause of death. Where would we be without our first responders? They are the first ones on the scene. They are the first point of care, and when seconds count, Memorial Hermann Life Flight is there. Our heroes in the skies for more than 40 years, Life Flight crews have been treating and transporting accident victims to critical, lifesaving care. Come aboard for the flight of your life.

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PART TWO:
GO INSIDE THE RED DUKE TRAUMA INSTITUTE

Follow inside one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in the nation, the Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, known around the world for providing the highest level of comprehensive care for adults and children with critical injuries.

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Trauma Ready Infographic - 99 to 1

PART THREE:
INTO THE OPERATING ROOM

When seconds count and a life hangs in the balance, these experienced trauma surgeons and nurses work in skillful precision in the operating room, focused on a single goal: saving the life of the critically injured patient in their care. Memorial Hermann affiliated trauma teams collaborate with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth to pioneer advanced techniques in trauma surgery, saving life and limb.

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PART FOUR:
Shock Trauma ICU

The Shock Trauma Intensive Care Unit inside Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is home to dedicated healthcare professionals, who are specialists in healing critically ill and injured patients. Watch as the patient continues his journey from the OR to the ICU, gaining strength as he begins his long road to recovery.

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Trauma Ready Infographic - Busiest

PART FIVE:
TIRR Memorial Hermann

When lives are interrupted by traumatic injury, the professionals at TIRR Memorial Hermann go to work, putting those lives on the path to recovery. Watch as a dedicated team of physicians, clinicians and therapists comes together, investigating new therapies, harnessing years of knowledge and the latest technology, like Exoskeleton, to help return injured people to the lives they love.

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