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    How Do Doctors Determine When a Patient Should Enter Emergency Services?
    In this video, IIya Chern, Director of Emergency Department at Plantation General Hospital, describes how doctors decide when a patient should enter emergency services. 
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    What Is the Role of a Social Worker in the Trauma Unit?
    Watch Jessica Rigal, trauma social worker at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, explain the role of social workers in the trauma unit. 
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    How Do Medical Professionals Work Together in a Trauma Unit?
    Teamwork is essential for trauma care, according to Stanley Kurek, DO, FACS, medical director of the Trauma Center at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute. Kurek explains why there must be a team approach to trauma care in this video.
     
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    What Should I Do When a Loved One Is Sent to the Trauma Unit?
    Watch Kathleen Anson, RN, trauma case manager at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, explain the steps family members and friends should take when a loved one is admitted to the trauma unit. 
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    What Happens When a Patient Enters the Trauma Unit?
    When patients enter the trauma unit, the hospital staff has to work quickly. Kathleen Anson, RN, trauma case manager at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, explains the process in this video. 
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    What Is the Role of 911 Operators in Emergency Services?
    Michael LoGuidice, DO, with emergency services at Citrus Memorial Hospital, explains the important role 911 operators play in emergency services. 
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    What Is the Intensive Care Unit?
    The intensive care unit is a section of the hospital with one-on-one nursing and closer care, according to Michael LoGuidice, DO, with emergency services at Citrus Memorial Hospital. Learn more in this video.
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    What Is a First Responder's Role in the Emergency Room?
    A first responder activates 911, evaluates the patient and provides basic life support, says Michael LoGuidice, DO, with emergency services at Citrus Memorial Hospital. Learn more about their important role in emergency care in this video.
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    What Are Common Tests Conducted in the Emergency Room?
    Michael LoGuidice, DO, with emergency services at Citrus Memorial Hospital explains the types of tests conducted in the emergency department. 
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    What Steps Do Hospital Staff Take When a Patient Enters the ER?
    Michael LoGuidice, DO, with emergency services at Citrus Memorial Hospital, explains the steps hospital staff must take when a patient enters the emergency room. Learn more about the first steps in pateint care in this video.