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New study says families aren’t in the way in the trauma ward
Southern California Public Radio

It’s a common scene in hospital dramas: the worried mother sobbing over a child that E.R. docs are desperately trying to save from whatever dread injury has been sustained. Inevitably, a nurse bustles the mother out, saying “Let us do our job!” According to a new study, that scene need not play out.

Medical professionals at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C, one of the nation’s highest ranking and busiest children’s hospitals, set up cameras in trauma wards where serious injuries like car accidents and gunshot wounds are treated.