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Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Notes From Cardiology Clinic: Brittle Bones and Blue Sclerae

  • David D. Waters
    Correspondence
    Address for correspondence: Dr David D. Waters, Division of Cardiology, Room 5G1, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, California 94110, USA. Tel.: 1-415-420-6646.
    Affiliations
    Division of Cardiology, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
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Published:April 13, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2019.09.016
      The intern on the phone said: “We’ve got this kid down in emergency with no blood pressure, and he’s sitting here talking to us like nothing is wrong.” It was 1973, and I was a cardiology fellow at Emory University in Atlanta, covering the acute cardiac units that evening at Grady Memorial Hospital.
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