19-07 Segment 1: When Law Enforcement and Trauma Care Collide

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Many patients arrive in the emergency room as a result of violence or car crashes—events in which police have an investigative interest. Sometimes, police needs clash with trauma care, and priorities are hashed out case by case. Experts discuss which priorities come first and when, and the procedures needed to smooth out sometimes contentious interaction.


  • Dr. Sara Jacoby, Assistant Professor of Family and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
  • Dr. Michael Gerardi, emergency physician and Past President, American College of Emergency Physicians

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