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8 December 2005

BBC World Service / The World Today

Dr Robert Mtonga is a trauma surgeon in Zambia. He explains what happens when a gunshot victim comes to the operating room. Trauma is a big chunk of the work here. In respect to gunshot injuries, the most important thing, obviously, is to keep them alive. So we maintain the airway — make sure they are breathing; make sure the blood is circulating. These are the first things you look at, the first so-called "Golden Hour". Then we sort out the wounds. You then... (

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