A usually eventful day or two at the ER includes admittance of an old man who has flashbacks of the hospital ER as it was 40 years before. His caretaker arrives and turns out to be a former ER staff member. Meanwhile a mother dying of cancer is given some tests after the old man indicates he thinks she has been mis-diagnosed. Sam's sister Kelly visits and tries to get Sam to agree to take on the care of their sick mother. A man who has lived most of his life in an iron lung needs an operation and a poor epileptic woman is brought in after shoplifting.
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Did You Know?
Incorrectly regarded as a goof that Frank shouldn't know Dr. Morganstern, but Frank appeared in season 1 episode 1 as a police officer still when Dr. Morganstern was still at County General and before Frank retired from the police force and became the clerk at the hospital. It isn't out side of the realm of possibility that Frank would have encountered Dr. Morganstern multiple times in the years preceding the show "timeline" of the show. See more
Frank knows who Morgenstern is, even though Morgenstern left County years before Frank started working there. See more
[Dr. Oliver Kostin, the doctor who founded the County ER, is now a patient
Dr. David Morgenstern
I was pre-med, volunteering at the hospital when they made him chief in '68. Back then, the ER was a glorified walk-in clinic, where you were seen by unsupervised interns, and residents with no training. And the community ERs were even worse. Staffed by moonlighting dermatologists and psychiatrists, or drunks who'd been banned from private practice. There was no 911, no paramedics, and if you needed an ambulance, you ...
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