NEUROSURGERY CONSULTATION: Stefan found tasks as simple as closing his eyes and touching his nose with his left hand impossible.
ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY: The pain became relentless, robbing Bob of his ability to enjoy life. Hiking became agony, climbing stairs difficult.
Vertigo forced Muriel to crawl to the bathroom, sick but too dizzy to stand. “I feel like I’ve been thrust into space.”
EMERGENCY CAR: They arrived at the hospital around midnight. Appendicitis was soon confirmed with a CT scan.
INTERNAL MEDICINE: Dean didn’t know it yet, but he had a life-threatening medical condition. What he also had was a diligent physician.
OBSTETRICS: Penny and John experienced a whirlwind of emotions when they learned they were expecting their first child.
PEDIATRICS: She’s only 6 years old, but Sydney already knows that you don’t have to get sick to visit the doctor.
HOME HEALTH: Skip went home forty pounds lighter, drainage tubes still in his body, and his incision unhealed because of an infection.
After a long day’s work, Steve cut his thumb on a broken glass while doing dishes at home.
DIABETES: The son of a diabetic, the effects of not controlling one’s blood sugar aren’t lost on Mike.