Doctors try to determine why a healthy young man was found unconscious and suffering from seizures, a patient needs treatment for an irregular heartbeat and a woman faces life changing complications after an unexplained fall.
Emergency staff must take drastic measures to treat a 65-year old man who has been hit by a car. A tourist is in incredible pain, but doctors aren't sure why and a man's decision to take a shortcut home resulted in a very bad break
A woman has an extreme reaction to an unknown party drug, a night of heavy drinking leads to severe consequences for a young man, and a man is found in critical condition and doctors must perform a radical procedure to save his life
Doctors are faced with a difficult decision while treating a man with life-threatening breathing issues, a woman falls five stories off a balcony and a garbage truck driver suffers a nasty leg injury after being pinned between his truck and a car.
The emergency department is pushed to the limit when multiple combative patients arrive overdosing on an unknown street drug, and a 31-year-old man could have a serious brain injury after being sucker punched.
Doctors perform risky surgery on a 32-year old patient who has a leaking artery in his brain, a motorcycle crash has costly repercussions for a young family and the mysterious case of a man found unconscious and missing his right thumb
Doctors race to save a man who was shot in the stomach at close range, a 46 year old woman undergoes surgery to remove a cancerous lump in her breast and two surgeons work together to restore a man's hand and his career.
A man falls head-first at a construction site, a newborn requires emergency surgery just hours after birth, a woman hopes plastic surgery will help her reclaim her life after a double mastectomy and orthopedic technicians deal with a dislocation.
A teenager with a debilitating skin condition is desperate for relief, a woman struggles to cope with a tumor spreading across her head and a five year old with a rare condition defies the odds.
A freak injury could sideline a young athlete, a man needs cutting edge surgery to save his leg, and can doctors diagnose an 8-year old that can no longer bend his thumb?
An eleven year old boy is 6 feet 9 inches tall and still growing, a man born with no limbs inspires others, technology provides new opportunities for brothers born without toes and a teenager born with a severe skull deformity continues to defy odds.
Doctors race to save a man suffering a serious heart attack, paramedics rescue a woman trapped in her car, a drunken fight may have caused a man permanent brain damage and after multiple failed IVF attempts a couple realize their dream.
Three young siblings can’t stop eating, a man with a life-threatening face tumor must conquer his fear of surgery, a ground breaking operation to separate conjoined twins and two women born with different disabilities excel in sports and life.
Doctors operate on a 22 year old woman with a brain aneurism, a young couple who previously experienced tragedy anxiously await the birth of their rainbow baby and a six-year old boy suffers a bad break
A man born with an extra set of legs finds out whether they can be surgically removed, doctors attempt to recreate a jaw for a young boy who was mauled by a hyena and a woman living with not one, but two rare conditions.
Two surgeons operate on a shark attack victim at the same time to try and save his arm and leg. Doctors struggle to diagnose a newborn rushed to the ER for the third time in a month, and a woman undergoes brain surgery to remove a large tumor.
Geoffrey has already lost his home. Now, he has just 30 days to clear the clutter from the home or he will lose everything that remains inside it - including his two children.
A 20-year-old stabbing victim’s life hangs in the balance. A bicyclist is in critical condition after being struck by a bus. Paramedics rush to treat a 60-year-old man following his fall from a ladder.
Doctors use a robot to treat a seizing 7-year-old boy; a chef’s tongue is swelling and it’s only a matter of minutes before she won’t be able to breathe; a woman who crashed her car insists her injured dog be treated first.
Love makes the world go round, for sure. But in some instances, love and sex can lead people 'round to the swinging doors of the emergency room, with medical mishaps that are bizarre, potentially risky and very, very funny.
Doctors recount the most memorable cases they’ve ever encountered. Unusual, touching, humorous or life-changing – no story is too big or too small when it comes to the ER. The patients’ lives are hanging in the balance and it’s up to the doctors to save them.
An elite team of doctors from a top trauma center in the UK takes their skills out of the ER & onto the streets, in a race against time to save lives. Every case is a new mystery & gives viewers a rare inside perspective as the doctors treat patients on the spot.
Shock Trauma: Edge of Life is an unscripted series that follows stories of the doctors, nurses, and patients at the world-renowned Shock Trauma Center on the campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore.
How is Jani, diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 6, doing today at age 13? Has Bodhi been diagnosed with schizophrenia as well? How have the struggles of raising two children with mental illness impacted the Schofield family?
Embark on a voyage of discovery unlike any other and uncover the real stories of individuals living with the most mysterious and incredible medical anomalies, and celebrate the remarkable spirit of the individuals who have persevered.
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