Louisville Medicine Volume 62, Issue 8 - Page 13

compassionately, but with a fair degree of pity. With absolutely no reservations, she revealed that she had had that leg amputated months prior and so...that’s how I found out about certain “precipitating factors” to her current condition. She rolled down the bed sheet and showed me. That is when I also learned of a piece of her “past medical history.” The other leg had been amputated as well, both up to midthigh. “I’m sorry. I did