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WSIU InFocus: A local trauma surgeon talks about the incident with NFL player Damar Hamlin

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Hamlin collapsed after making a tackle and his heartbeat had to be restored on the field.

Viewers watching Monday Night Football were shocked when a player for the Buffalo Bills collapsed after making a tackle and his heartbeat had to be restored on the field.

Damar Hamlin went into cardiac arrest and is being treated at University of Cincinnati Hospital.

WSIU's Brad Palmer spoke with Dr. Roy Danks -- the Medical Director of Trauma Surgery at SIH – about this rare incident.

As a news producer and news anchor on All Things Considered, Brad provides the listeners with a recap of the day's top local and state news as well as breaking news at any given time.
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