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Published: 1/13/2014


ER in pictures

Blade Photographer Lori King visited the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room, Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center, and the University of Toledo Medical College ER throughout the past month to capture some of the city's hardest working medical professionals in practice caring for their patients. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

ER tech Matt Waller talks to a patient in a private room at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room. Enlarge | Buy This Photo ER tech Matt Waller talks to a patient in a private room at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room.
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An ambulance at Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo An ambulance at Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center.
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Patients wait to be triaged and treated at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Patients wait to be triaged and treated at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room.
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ER tech Brandon Bauman works the registration desk at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room, where a sign behind him lets patients know there is a 90-minute wait. Enlarge | Buy This Photo ER tech Brandon Bauman works the registration desk at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room, where a sign behind him lets ...
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A sign on the wall at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room in Toledo, Ohio reminds staff to Enlarge | Buy This Photo A sign on the wall at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room in Toledo, Ohio reminds staff to "Care like a champion today."
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Nurse practitioner Mary Corder and cardiologist Dr. Paul Berlacher attend to a patient at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Nurse practitioner Mary Corder and cardiologist Dr. Paul Berlacher attend to a patient at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room.
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Toledo Fire & Rescue workers transport a patient to the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Toledo Fire & Rescue workers transport a patient to the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room.
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Matt Lazette, left, and Baendu Brisbane transport a patient into a room at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Matt Lazette, left, and Baendu Brisbane transport a patient into a room at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room.
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RNs Angela Charlton, left, Emily McKarns and attending physician Dr. Cuong Do update patient tracking records in the East Zone of the Toledo Hospital's Emergency Room. Enlarge | Buy This Photo RNs Angela Charlton, left, Emily McKarns and attending physician Dr. Cuong Do update patient tracking records in the East Zone ...
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Stefan Slak is wheeled into a triage room by his wife Hewen Slak at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Stefan Slak is wheeled into a triage room by his wife Hewen Slak at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room.
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A patient is observed by safeguard security worker Andrea Hutchen, left, at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A patient is observed by safeguard security worker Andrea Hutchen, left, at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center.
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Donneka Perrin, 32, is taken care of by RN Kristi Cain at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Donneka Perrin, 32, is taken care of by RN Kristi Cain at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center.
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Food & Nutrition employee Judy Long carries a lunch tray past a patient in the hallway at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Food & Nutrition employee Judy Long carries a lunch tray past a patient in the hallway at the Mercy St....
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Tony Collins is checked out by RN Jane Reeder at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Tony Collins is checked out by RN Jane Reeder at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center.
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Rebecca Wilkes, left, watches as her boyfriend Tony Collins gets his IV tube removed by RN Jane Reeder at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rebecca Wilkes, left, watches as her boyfriend Tony Collins gets his IV tube removed by RN Jane Reeder at the ...
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Dr. Kellen Bannon, 28, center, transcribes the history of a patient into one of several work station computers at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dr. Kellen Bannon, 28, center, transcribes the history of a patient into one of several work station computers at the ...
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Flora Enoch gets her knee checked out by Dr. William Fogle at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Flora Enoch gets her knee checked out by Dr. William Fogle at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center.
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Flora Enoch gets her knee checked out by Dr. William Fogle at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Flora Enoch gets her knee checked out by Dr. William Fogle at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center.
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Donneka Perrin, 32, winces as RN Kristi Cain inserts an IV into her arm at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center. Cain used an ultrasound machine to detect where her good veins are, a procedure that has been used since August. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Donneka Perrin, 32, winces as RN Kristi Cain inserts an IV into her arm at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency ...
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 Donneka Perrin, 32, points to her knee as she tells RN Kristi Cain all of the places she's feeling pain, at the Mercy St. Vincent Emergency Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Donneka Perrin, 32, points to her knee as she tells RN Kristi Cain all of the places she's feeling pain,...
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Toledo Fire and Rescue personnel bring in a patient to the University of Toledo Medical College ER. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Toledo Fire and Rescue personnel bring in a patient to the University of Toledo Medical College ER.
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Life Flight workers wheel a vehicle accident trauma patient into the University of Toledo Medical College ER. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Life Flight workers wheel a vehicle accident trauma patient into the University of Toledo Medical College ER.
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Patient Ruth Conway shares a laugh with a family visitor before being discharged for a lung infection at the University of Toledo Medical College ER. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Patient Ruth Conway shares a laugh with a family visitor before being discharged for a lung infection at the University ...
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RN Amanda Anderson talks to patient Ruth Conway and her husband Dr. Lawrence Conway prior to her being discharged from the University of Toledo Medical College ER. Enlarge | Buy This Photo RN Amanda Anderson talks to patient Ruth Conway and her husband Dr. Lawrence Conway prior to her being discharged from ...
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The trauma room at the University of Toledo Medical College ER in Toledo, Ohio is full of RNs, doctors and Life Flight personnel for a car accident victim. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The trauma room at the University of Toledo Medical College ER in Toledo, Ohio is full of RNs, doctors and ...
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Life Flight personnel and Paramedic Brian Mullins, right, put a patient on a stretcher at the University of Toledo Medical College ER. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Life Flight personnel and Paramedic Brian Mullins, right, put a patient on a stretcher at the University of Toledo Medical ...
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Paramedic Brian Mullins wheels a bed to the Life Flight helicopter bringing in a car accident victim to the University of Toledo Medical College ER. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Paramedic Brian Mullins wheels a bed to the Life Flight helicopter bringing in a car accident victim to the University ...
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Orthopedic surgery resident Jake Miller attaches a skeletal traction device to a bed for a leg trauma patient at the University of Toledo Medical College ER. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Orthopedic surgery resident Jake Miller attaches a skeletal traction device to a bed for a leg trauma patient at the ...
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ER physicians take a car accident victim brought in by Life Flight at the University of Toledo Medical College ER to get his body scanned. Enlarge | Buy This Photo ER physicians take a car accident victim brought in by Life Flight at the University of Toledo Medical College ER ...
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ER resident Matthew Womack, left, and orthopedic surgery residents from 2nd left Nick Peters, Mina Tanios, Jake Miller and Josh Schwind stand by after a car accident victim with leg bone trauma was brought in to the University of Toledo Medical College ER. Enlarge | Buy This Photo ER resident Matthew Womack, left, and orthopedic surgery residents from 2nd left Nick Peters, Mina Tanios, Jake Miller and Josh ...
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From left: Orthodpedic surgery residents Jake Miller, Josh Schwind and Nick Peters stand outside of the trauma room at the University of Toledo Medical College ER. They were waiting for a car accident victim who suffered major leg damage. Enlarge | Buy This Photo From left: Orthodpedic surgery residents Jake Miller, Josh Schwind and Nick Peters stand outside of the trauma room at the ...
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Dr. Gerald Zelenock, left, is briefed on a car accident patient by a Life Flight worker at the University of Toledo Medical College ER. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dr. Gerald Zelenock, left, is briefed on a car accident patient by a Life Flight worker at the University of ...
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