Sirens wail, the ambulance arrives, a patient is rushed to the operating room. “Prepare the oxygen,” barks the doctor. “This is much worse than they told us. We’re losing her,” exclaims the nurse. Seconds later, the patient goes into cardiac arrest — her pulse and heartbeat dramatically flatlining with a high-pitched beep.
After two jolts from the defibrillator, she comes back to life. “We made it,” sighs the doctor. The music swells, the patient opens her eyes, a long recovery begins. First steps are taken, scans are examined, crutches are cast aside — until the young woman, now restored to full health, finally bids farewell to her medical team. The chief doctor — calm, bearded, grey-haired — smiles proudly.
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