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999: Critical Condition

  • Season 2
  • 8 episodes
  • Science
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Episode 4: 999: Critical Condition

Summary

Thirty-eight-year-old Lesley is rushed in when her heart stops while she is driving to work, leaving Dr Morris battle to resuscitate her and investigate why a normally fit and well woman with no known medical problems would suffer such an attack. Abigail, aged 20, is treated for a painful neck injury caused by a riding fall, and 28-year-old Laura is brought in having a severe asthma attack. It is clear to Dr Fawcett she is deteriorating fast and that her heart could stop at any moment.
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Review

One scene tonight corkscrews into your heart, as a doctor goes to speak with Lesley’s family. Normally fit and well, Lesley, 38, had a cardiac arrest while driving to work on the M6.

The consultant has to tell her family the prognosis: she is in a coma and may not recover. For the siblings and parents, it’s a devastating moment, and the fact they allowed cameras to film it is extraordinary and brave. There’s still hope, and as her father says, “It’s unveiling itself by the hour”.

But this series packs in the crises, and aside from that, there’s a young woman with a worrying neck injury after being thrown from her horse, and a man who has literally shot himself in the foot.

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DirectorTom Turner
DirectorLeo Fawkes
Executive producerMalcolm Brinkworth
Executive producerXander Brinkworth
ProducerTom Turner
ProducerLeo Fawkes

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  • Episode 4

    999: Critical Condition

    - , 5STAR

    Summary

    Thirty-eight-year-old Lesley is rushed in when her heart stops while she is driving to work, leaving Dr Morris battle to resuscitate her and investigate why a normally fit and well woman with no known medical problems would suffer such an attack. Abigail, aged 20, is treated for a painful neck injury caused by a riding fall, and 28-year-old Laura is brought in having a severe asthma attack. It is clear to Dr Fawcett she is deteriorating fast and that her heart could stop at any moment.
    Recommended

    Review

    One scene tonight corkscrews into your heart, as a doctor goes to speak with Lesley’s family. Normally fit and well, Lesley, 38, had a cardiac arrest while driving to work on the M6.

    The consultant has to tell her family the prognosis: she is in a coma and may not recover. For the siblings and parents, it’s a devastating moment, and the fact they allowed cameras to film it is extraordinary and brave. There’s still hope, and as her father says, “It’s unveiling itself by the hour”.

    But this series packs in the crises, and aside from that, there’s a young woman with a worrying neck injury after being thrown from her horse, and a man who has literally shot himself in the foot.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Details

    Formats
    Colour | HD | SUB

    Credits

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorTom Turner
    DirectorLeo Fawkes
    Executive producerMalcolm Brinkworth
    Executive producerXander Brinkworth
    ProducerTom Turner
    ProducerLeo Fawkes
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