Vital Signs: The Woman Who Needed to Be Upside-Down
A doctor is baffled: Why did a
giant man walk into the ER holding
a tiny woman by her feet?
The emergency room was busy that afternoon. I had just started my shift and was making my way through a scrum of frantic doctors, nurses, and orderlies when I heard yelling coming from the ambulance bay entrance.
“Put her down now!” I recognized the stern voice of Herb, one of our security guards.
“Get a stretcher, stat,” said Ellie, the head nurse.
“You’re hurting her,” a woman yelled.
I ran to the ambulance bay, rounded a corner, and saw a huge man...
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