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Local surgeon shares details about ECMC’s Trauma Intensive Care Unit

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — On News 4 at 5:30, Jacquie Walker spoke with Dr. Jeffery Jordan, a trauma surgeon at Erie County Medical Center.

Jordan spoke about the Trauma Intensive Care Unit, which’s designed to help treat patients in need of critical care.

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He says because ECMC is a level one trauma center, experts are on hand 24/7 to help people in need.

“But in addition we also have the near immediate availability of neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and vascular surgeons in numerous amounts to bring to bear a multi-disciplinary approach to stabilize those patients,” Dr. Jordan told us.

Dr. Jordan says in most trauma cases, they begin stabilizing patients as soon as they arrive at the hospital.

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