Modern Marvels

Modern Marvels

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Emergency Room

Oct 25, 1999 | 46m 47s | | CC

Emergency room medicine has only been a recognized specialty since 1989, and it took close to two millennia to get to this point. We’ll examine advances that led to the modern emergency room–from the Byzantine’s establishment of the first hospitals around 1050 A.D. to today’s telemedicine. The prognosis for its future looks good.

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