Famous for his invention of tissue plastination and his elaborate human dissection exhibits, Gunther von Hagens has turned death into a tool for studying life. The renowned anatomist uses well-preserved human cadavers to shed light on medical crisis management. Approaching his “patients” in the manner of an emergency room doctor, von Hagens reveals the effects of various injuries and trauma on the human body. He also demonstrates lifesaving measures an ER team would likely take. Viewer discretion is advised.