The best is what they are -- trained, skilled, and composed. They handle multiple patients at any given notice and keep people from the brink of death.
It's what they signed up to do -- but it can also be draining.
And in Baltimore -- a place where 22 were shot in just one weekend-- the routine of violence can take its toll.
You've watched the doctor dramas on TV -- but R Adams Shock Trauma in Baltimore houses the real-life physicians and nurses helping some of the most critically-ill and injured patients.
Reporter Mallory Sofastaii has more on the behind-the-scenes work that helps them be their best in the most critical situations Wednesday on ABC2 News at 11.