Canadian Journal of Cardiology
Journal News and Commentary| Volume 37, ISSUE 8, P1151-1152, August 2021

Notes From Cardiology Clinic: You Can't Ride With the Cops, But Cheer for the Robbers

  • David D. Waters
    Corresponding author: Dr David Waters, Division of Cardiology, Room 5G1, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, California 94110, USA. Tel.: +1-415-420-6646.
    Division of Cardiology, San Francisco General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
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Published:April 29, 2021DOI:
      My next patient is wearing an orange jumpsuit. His hands are cuffed to a chain around his waist and the chain between his ankle cuffs is short, so that if he tried to run away he would not get very far. His shoulders are slumped and his eyes downcast. He is accompanied by a large deputy sheriff with his surname embossed on his spotless uniform, packing a large spotless handgun in a holster at his large waist.
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