The real reason behind a teenager's bulging tummy and stomach pains shocks nurses, doctors, and even her meddling Mom; a delirious man yelling for his "car", reveals clues about his own attempted murder; and a college ...
A 36-week pregnant woman who has been shot six times is kept on life support so that the baby can be delivered; A stowaway in an airplane wheel well is treated for hypothermia; A young man gets his finger stuck in a shotgun shell loader; A young girl is brought in when she suddenly can not move her legs.
Er doctors discover that a 34-year-old man who has staggered into the ER has been stabbed in the heard, and the surgeon is stuck in traffic; A family is admitted after a rollover, and the pet iguana escapes in the ER; after being stabbed; A Buddhist monk is admitted with symptoms of an overdose, but doctors suspect something else.
A crazed patient starts attacking hospital staff with needles; A patient arrives on Halloween with a knife in his chest; A patient comes into the ER with a rash, and later goes into anaphylactic shock; A woman complains of people "working roots" on her.
A young boy is crushed beneath several hundred pounds of dry wall. An inmate is admitted after she has swallowed three toothbrushes. A Greek woman is admitted with abdominal pains, complaining about the female doctor, not realizing that she understands Greek.
Surgeons attempt to save the leg of a pedestrian hit by a car. A doctor in a small town ER has to treat a 16-year-old who has been in an accident. Surgeons look for a bullet that has not left an exit wound.
A skier who has hit a tree at 50 mph must travel by ground to receive treatment after helicopter flights are grounded; A spear-fisher snags a fish, but also skewers his friends leg in doing so; A child is admitted choking on some foreign object.
A young mother being prepped for gall bladder surgery is told her one-year-old son is cyanotic; A disoriented minister found walking around a shipyard says that he would like to buy an aircraft carrier; A man is admitted after his hand get stuck in a meat grinder;
Baffling case of hospitalized elderly man blacking out while biking. Correct diagnosis made in the end when his daughter brought his eye drops to the hospital as patient was about to be discharged. His eye medication was the culprit but was never elicited by the young attending physician who took his medical history.
Doctors must perform an ER thoracotomy on a woman brought in after collapsing in her kitchen as she is about to leave for work; A child is brought in with an unknown allergic reaction; Two teens are brought in saying that they had been attacked by a scimitar-wielding gang.
A pregnant woman delivers in the front seat of her car; a bride stops her wedding because she feels possessed by creatures crawling in her head; an ER physician yells at her comatose heart attack patient, trying to get him to fight for his own life.
A teen is bleeding internally from an ectopic pregnancy, but denies ever having sex, so her doctor must find a clever way to treat her. A young mother mysteriously goes in and out of flatline. A patient is healthy, but refuses to leave the ER.