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Death/Medicine

Maybe It Was Just Her Time to Die

A somber moment of discovery for our medical team

Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Unsplash

During morning report, Daan B., one of the emergency medicine residents, was recounting the case of a 96-year-old woman he’d seen several days earlier. She had been brought in due to altered mental status. Concerned neighbors had summoned the paramedics.

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