St. Louis Public Radio News
1:00 pm
Thu April 17, 2003

St. Louis Trauma Care Needs Lifeline

St. Louis, MO –

Trauma care services in the St. Louis area are facing a crisis.

Six hospitals keep specially-trained staff on call to perform emergency surgery on trauma victims.

But as KWMU's Matt Sepic reports in the first of two stories, one trauma center is close to shutting down, and others could follow.