-- Plus: A Young Woman Falls From a Rock Climbing Wall During a Competition
“Save My Life: Boston Trauma” Continues Sunday, August 30th at 10:00 PM/ET on ABC
From the producers of critically-acclaimed “Hopkins, “Boston Med,” and “NY Med,” comes “Save My Life: Boston Trauma,” an adrenaline-packed series that follows trauma cases from the actual scene of unimaginable accidents. In this six-part series, viewers will accompany top tier trauma teams inside the emergency rooms and operating rooms of some of the nation’s most prestigious hospitals including the Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts General, and Brigham and Women’s. Lives that could be lost or traumatically damaged in lesser hands at less renowned medical centers are saved through feats of skill and commitment. Some cases begin with the first responders of Boston’s EMS who distinguished themselves at the Boston Marathon bombing more than two years ago. For those needing treatment, one thing is certain, Boston offers some of the best medical care available anywhere. “Save My Life: Boston Trauma,” airs SUNDAY, August 30th at 10:00 PM/ET (10:00-11:00 pm) on the ABC Television Network.
In episode six, a man is rushed to emergency surgery when doctors discover a tear in his aorta preventing blood flow to his lower body. His wife and two kids are upset with him for not taking his blood pressure medications. But anger turns to fear as they realize he could die or lose his leg.
Also, a young woman on the verge of winning a rock climbing competition loses her foothold and plunges 25 feet to the ground missing the landing mat. She vows to get back up on the wall soon, but now it’s up to orthopedic doctors who must try to repair her broken foot.
Elsewhere, a young man who was lacerated by a knife-wielding assailant baffles doctors with his calm, Zen-like demeanor. Finally, a man tries to tries to save his wife from falling down a flight of stairs, but ends up tumbling down with her. They reunite in the ER.
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With their previous series, the producers pioneered a new form of television—unscripted authentic medical drama. Terence Wrong is the executive producer of “Save My Life: Boston Trauma” and “Boston EMS,” along with the critically-acclaimed “Hopkins, “Boston Med,” and “NY Med.” Erica Baumgart is the senior producer. Andy Genovese, Aysu Grodowski and Alexa Coyle are series producers. Monica DelaRosa is story and digital producer. Carly Stipek is field producer. “Save My Life: Boston Trauma” is produced by ABC’s Lincoln Square Productions for ABC News.
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