Every three minutes, someone in the United States dies from a traumatic injury.
Trauma is the number one killer of our youth.
Trauma is defined as an injury caused by an external force.
In South County, people suffering from a traumatic injury will be taken care of at Mission Hospital Trauma Center because it's the only one in South County.
Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes Mission Hospital Trauma Center Medical Director Dr. Almaas Shaikh.