Stephen W. Hwang, MD, MPH
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Hwang S.; After Insurance Issues Are Settled. Ann Intern Med. 2006;145:150-151. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-145-2-200607180-00017
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2006;145(2):150-151.
There's a new man here to see you,” said Joyce, the nurse at the Toronto homeless shelter where I see patients once a week. “He just had his leg cut off. Says it hurts a lot.”
I stepped out of my small examining room and into the hallway of the shelter. Micah was sitting quietly in a wheelchair, his pants already rolled up to reveal his right leg, which had been amputated below the knee. He was a brown-skinned man in his late 50s. He looked tired, and his black hair and mustache were streaked with advancing lines of gray. I introduced myself and asked him what the problem was.
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