AGE: 18 yearsVITALS: WeakPROGNOSIS: Prepare a DNR
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AGE: 66 yearsVITALS: Good post-op pulsePROGNOSIS: Gradual improvementRecently, the online investment newsletter 24/7 Wall St. grimly predicted that Road & Track was so deathly ill that it could not survive another year.
THE PATIENT: Robb ReportAGE: 37 yearsVITALS: SteadyPROGNOSIS: Sclerotic tissue
THE PATIENT: American HandgunnerAGE: 36 yearsVITALS: StrongPROGNOSIS: A long life
THE PATIENT: Porthole Cruise MagazineAGE: 20 yearsVITALS: Dangerously erratic pulsePROGNOSIS: Bleak
THE PATIENT: The HumanistAGE: 71 yearsVITALS: WeakPROGNOSIS: StasisWe imagine our patient as a candidate for a blind date. The other party asks, “Is she pretty?” “Well, uh, not exactly,” we answer.
THE PATIENT: Utne ReaderAGE: 28 yearsVITALS: Very weakPROGNOSIS: Life-support efforts may prove ineffective
THE PATIENT: Life ExtensionAGE: 16 yearsVITALS: StablePROGNOSIS: Very good.
THE PATIENT: Where to RetireAGE: 20 yearsVITALS: GoodPROGNOSIS: Positive if patient iswilling to make changes. Who doesn’t harbor dreams of a happy,
THE PATIENT: Where to RetireAGE: 20 yearsVITALS: GoodPROGNOSIS: Positive if patient iswilling to make changes.