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Title Extreme ER: Johannesburg - Ep 4 of 4 / Director: Cannell, Dollan
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2013
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Summary Dr Kevin Fong is a young doctor who deals with bodies on the brink of life and death. As a medical advisor to NASA he has witnessed and studied the effect of extreme conditions on human physiology. Now he's ready for a new challenge.In this series, Fong takes an extraordinary, adrenaline-fuelled journey into some of the world's most dangerous, diverse and demanding emergency medicine environments to uncover the science of saving lives. The doctors he meets must operate at the very frontiers of medicine. These highly-skilled medical professionals are developing new procedures and techniques to help their patients survive.Johannesburg is one of the world's most violent cities, with over 3000 murders a year. The Charlotte Maxeke Hospital has developed a legendary trauma unit with an extraordinary record in treating patients. Kevin joins up with a team of surprisingly young trainee ER doctors who have to cope with the type of medical emergencies most doctors don't see in a lifetime. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Final) M (A,L) CC Follow the conversation on Twitter #SBSdoco
Event Broadcast 2013-01-29 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: M
Subject Medical emergencies.
Neck -- Wounds and injuries.
Physicians -- Psychology.
Physicians (General practice) -- Psychology.
Stab wounds.
Trauma centers.
South Africa -- Johannesburg.
Form Streaming video
Author Cannell, Dollan, director
Fong, Kevin, host
Asbury, Sarah, contributor
Bello, John, contributor
Goosen, Jacques, contributor
Maimane, Crystal, contributor
Matual, Atanasio, contributor
Nkube, Bogani, contributor
O'Connor, Kenneth, contributor
Sheikh, Rizwan, contributor