A Day-in-the-Life of a Neurosurgeon by Dr. Brett Osborn

I was awoken at 3:15 AM by a call from the trauma surgeon. He gave me the patient's information and asked me to look at the CT of the brain - of a five-month-old child. The scan showed a massive epidural hematoma with 2 cm of shift. The child had reportedly been dropped. I literally jumped out of...