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A willing but anxious Good Samaritan

Posted by Dr. Suzanne Koven  July 30, 2012 07:36 PM

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good samaritan.jpgBeing called upon to act in a medical emergency is both exciting and a little uncomfortable--especially if you're a health care professional used to working with the support of colleagues in a well-equipped clinic or hospital. In my Boston Globe column this month, I tell the story of a rainy Labor Day weekend during which I was asked to assist a neighbor whose medical problem was not quite what it first seemed. Read it here.

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Suzanne Koven, M.D. practices internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She writes a monthly column for the Globe's G Health section and her essays have appeared in the More »

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