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Definitely (?) true medical stories! – Part III

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Okay, we don’t exactly have sources for these stories…but we think they’re absolutely, definitely true! Be sure to read parts I and II of this series and be the judge!

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1. 1-2-3-4 — source unknown (but wow!)
An elderly lady dialed 911 [emergency services] after falling over in her house at Iffley, Oxfordshire. She didn‘t wake the other members of the family.

As the ambulancemen were carrying her out of the front door on a stretcher, the woman’s son, roused from his slumbers by the noise, staggered onto the landing, panicked at the sight of strange men in his home and tripped all the way downstairs, knocking himself out.

His wife came rushing out of the bedroom to see what was wrong.

Observing her husband lying on the hall floor, she promptly fainted and fell downstairs herself.

The paramedics now had THREE casualties to take to A&E instead of one.

The tally rapidly became four when the family dog rampaged furiously into the hall and inflicted an indignant bite on the bottom of one of the ambulancemen.

A spokesman for the Oxford Ambulance Service said, “It was quite a night, actually!”

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