Rep. Steve Scalise was at 'imminent risk of death' after being shot during congressional baseball practice, doctor says. While doctors say they are encouraged by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise's recovery from the gunshot wound he suffered Wednesday, they said the injuries suffered by the Louisiana Republican were worse than initially reported and that he was at "Imminent risk of death" when he arrived at the hospital. Dr. Jack Sava, chief of trauma care at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, said Scalise remains in critical condition and will require more operations, as well as an extended hospital stay. Ref. USAToday
Stephen Joseph Scalise is the current United States House of Representatives Majority Whip and representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district, serving since 2008. Source 7o
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Rep. Steve Scalise sent back to ICU in serious condition over 'new concerns for infection'. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was shot during a Republican baseball team's practice last month, has been readmitted to the intensive care unit in serious condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, the hospital announced Wednesday. Scalise had been listed in fair condition following several surgeries. Ref. USAToday.
I have heard that the worse place to be shot in is the gut. The damage is soo hard to repair and it is hard to make sure you get it all without cross contamination. I do hope that all that free health care that we are paying for is enough to help him out.
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Trauma center where Steve Scalise has been treated ranks low, even compared to other cities. The trauma center where Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has been treated since his gunshot wounds last month is ranked low even when compared to other level 1 trauma centers, including some in other diverse urban areas like Washington, D.C. These hospitals treat the most seriously injured patients. But 34 level 1 trauma centers across the U.S. Get A grades for safety. Washington Hospital Center gets a D. Ref. USAToday.