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.
Whether coping with the devastation of an epidemic of gunshot wounds in the Bronx, or mangled bodies pulled from traffic pileups in the car crash capital of the world, the combination of appalling injuries and extreme surroundings means 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.
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