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University Medical Center's Level I Trauma Center Gets Advice From Las Vegas Trauma Team

Members of the Sunrise Hospital met with the Level I Trauma Center in New Orleans at University Medical Center to learn more about saving lives during a mass casualty incident. 

After the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, the hospital had anywhere from 230-to-300 injured patients arrive quickly. "So, we treated it as a battle zone, a war zone. So it was lock down. We had the police there, SWAT teams there," said Dr. Dave MacIntyre, a Trauma Surgeon and Surgical Critical Care physician at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas where he is also the Medical Director.

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