Vital Signs: The Shrinking Deficit

By Bruce H. Dobkin|Thursday, February 1, 1996
During dinner, one of my twin daughters grabbed the ringing phone and announced that Sid was on the line. I’ve got a 64-year-old woman who had a left hemisphere stroke, Sid said excitedly. She fell into her husband’s arms on the way to a movie. Happened about a half hour ago. She’s getting a CT scan. Great, I replied. I’ll be right in. Is Gary on his way? You bet. I turned to my wife and kids. A lady just had a big stroke. Gotta...

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