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    A Team Forever by Your Side: Jen Lyons’ Patient Story

    Jen Lyons was 29 years old when the truck that she was in was hit by an intoxicated driver, causing her to be thrown through the window. With a shredded abdominal wall, Jen was quickly flown to Mass General for emergency surgery.

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    20 Years Later, Reflecting on a Call to Help

    Two decades after her deployment to Ground Zero in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Susan Diehl, RN, vividly remembers the relatives. “Each morning when we’d arrive at the police barricades, people would be standing there with pictures of their loved ones, asking us to look for them,” she says. “Hours later, after a hard shift when we were ready to get back on the shuttle bus to the hotel, they were still there—waiting for word.”

    • patient education

    Comprehensive Care for All Patients During COVID-19

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital continues to provide safe and high quality care for our patients. We recommend that patients keep scheduled clinic appointments, unless ill, or if their doctor advises otherwise.

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    Accidental Window Falls: Overview

    All children can be at risk of an accidental window fall. Children under 5 age and boys have the highest risk of an accidental window fall. Learn about accidental window falls.

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