The people I respect most in the world are emergency-room surgeons who work in war zones.
I called to check on my wife, an emergency-room doctor, on duty that night in comparatively quiet Pasadena.
Their sister Kaitlyn was showing what it means to be a Stackpole as an emergency-room nurse at a Manhattan hospital.
“Carpenter nails,” one emergency-room doctor remarked after extracting them from victim after victim.
emergency room n.
The section of a health care facility intended to provide rapid treatment for victims of sudden illness or trauma.