A 58-year-old man collapses after experiencing chest pain; the team responds to a call for a man threatening to jump off of a roof; a 30-year-old woman with a history of asthma runs short of breath.
A boy with an extra arm growing out of his back considers surgery, a woman whose knees bend backwards faces a series of complex operations and a tumor in a woman’s eye could soon threaten her life.
A pregnant woman is involved in a car accident; an emotionally disturbed man disrupts prayer service; crews work to contain a house fire.
Can doctors save a man with a tumor twice the size of his head? The world's tallest teenage girl hopes a new scientific breakthrough could help her condition. A man with a leg that weighs more than 200 pounds seeks a diagnosis.
The team struggles to pull a drowning man from the river; a 6-year-old boy fractures his arm; scented candle cause a building fire.
A man threatens to jump from the roof of a construction site; reports of a man with a self-inflicted stab wound in Boston Common.
The team rushes a stab victim with serious stomach injuries to the OR; a car accident occurs while treating a diabetic patient in the ambulance.
A circus sword-swallower suffers from a persistent case of hiccups; a mother and daughter mysteriously collapse in the ER, for completely different reasons; a woman loses control of her legs at her daughter’s graduation.
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.
A young girl is mysteriously paralyzed from the waist down; a young man complains of a splitting headache, but his motives seem suspicious; a bride-to-be has appendicitis on her wedding day
A patient suddenly starts seizing, and his doctors can’t treat him until they figure out the cause; an ER physician is at a restaurant when she is thrown into an emergency situation to save a child; a pregnant woman’s heart is racing.
A woman with an extremely rare skin disorder looks more than twice her age. A baby undergoes risky surgery to cure a mysterious brain condition. Three brothers with the same genetic disorder hope for a miracle.
A young boy at a sleepover party mysteriously looses control over his arms and legs; a woman is shot in the leg at her own bachelorette party, but claims not to know who did it; bubbles in a woman’s arteries are causing a stroke.
A teenager in desperate need of surgery to remove a face tumor, a woman whose body is turning to stone, and a man that has found the perfect use for his enormous arm.
A young pregnant woman in labor begs the ER doctor to keep her pregnancy and delivery a secret from her father; twins share similar, confusing symptoms; a man with no pulse or blood pressure is still alive and breathing, mystifying his doctors.
A teenager with a face that’s rapidly aging searches for a diagnosis, a baby born with an extra head undergoes a risky operation, and a man doesn’t allow his fragile condition to hamper his marriage.
When a man is burned in a high-voltage explosion, the team races to treat his injuries. Every second counts as a 12-year-old boy is treated after being struck by a van. Following a high-impact collision, doctors aid a badly injured motorcyclist.
A gunman opens fire outside a strip club; a street performer’s magic trick goes horribly wrong and BMX superstar T.J. Lavin’s routine jump has a shocking outcome.
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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