TITLE

High-flying diagnosis

AUTHOR(S)
Friedensohn, Henry
PUB. DATE
February 1996
SOURCE
Cortlandt Forum;2/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates a medical practitioner's fears about diagnosing a fellow airplane passenger who was having a stroke. Apprehensions over malpractice suits; Symptoms of Bell palsy; Commendations from the airline.
ACCESSION #
9603086285

 

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