Michael A. LaCombe, MD
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Somewhere in a northern stream, a last cake of ice dislodges, hesitates, turns slowly, and rushes to the sea. Coy-dogs roam the ridges in instinctive strategy. An old Finn on bowed legs grins a toothless grin at next year's wood pile. Finding just the right sort of mud, a pair of barn swallows begin their summer home. The phone rings at 3 AM and a weary doctor decides he'd better go in. Aphrodite from the waters, a cow moose lifts herself draining from a pond and, crashing through the woods, goes wherever moose will go.
With mechanical deliberation, an emergency
LaCombe MA. Another Season. Ann Intern Med. ;109:764. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-109-9-764_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1988;109(9):764.
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