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December 1, 2018

911 sign in Lake of the Woods

It's called the golden hour; the hour immediately following a medical emergency or traumatic injury in which medical treatment to prevent irreversible internal damage and optimize the chance of survival is most effective. Back in the 70s, a doctor coined the phrase "the golden hour" as a way to refer to the importance of getting a patient to definitive care as quickly as possible. In Roseau County this can be an incredible challenge for First Responders.

Donald Dunn, Director of Emergency Medical Services at LifeCare Medical Center in Roseau explained just how critical it is for a patien...



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