Jamie bit her lip, tilting her face inside|
her biohood. "Well for starters, I want
to know as much
as each of you can
tell me about Marco's illness, when he
got sick, what his initial symptoms were.
What worked in making him feel better.
That sort of thing. Details might give us
to work on.."
Roy spoke up. "Well, he had laryngitis
real bad last night. It started a few
after we all had a bad fire. Marco complained
of a sore throat..."
"And I noticed bloody
in his nasopharyngeal area when I put in
an oral airway this afternoon, doctor.."
"Don't forget how O2 made his cough better."
"And how my mother's medicinal
out too. Honey and herbs." Johnny said quickly.
Steven shook his head and held up
a glove, and
his pen poised over the chart.
"Wait a minute. Wait a minute. One at a time.
down. Let's start from the beginning ok?"
And they did.
Soon, no one had anything else
Jamie read back what she had to everyone
to reiterate. "...and then, Dr. Brackett,
said an instigated Glucose IV push, and
diazepam along with some forced O2,
"That's correct. And his temperature went down
two degrees from Roy's initial
"Got it.. Now, if you'll excuse me, Steven
and I are going to compare this blood
from Marco with those we have of his deceased
cousin to begin a baseline analysis.." Jamie
Then she looked at Kel, switching to all doctor.
"We're planning on using two virus
methods here, Dr. Brackett. First, a polymerase
chain reaction analysis followed by an
capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay."
Kel nodded. "I agree that a PCR and ELISA
comparison will reveal any marked pleomorphism
under the microscope.."
Cindy piped up.
"What the germs are shaped like, Miss Thorne.."
Steven replied. "A vital clue
which might tell
us what we're dealing with.."
"Can I help you with anything?" Kel asked.
Steven and Jamie looked around the room
at everyone in stokes. "Can you leave your
Roy spoke up. "Doctor. He can. Besides
me and my partner, Brice and Gil are
paramedics, too. We'll
"Ok. Let's get at it then.." she nodded,
satisfied. Kel and Jamie and Steven rose
from their chairs, leaving with the path kit
and the tissue cryo case holding the
dead boy's tissue
Marco's vials of whole blood also
accompanied them to the kitchen,
where the newly
The firemen, paramedics and teacher were
with their thoughts.
On his bed, Marco startlingly moved,
emitting a low moaning noise...
Brice, Roy and Gil hurried to his side,
to determine Glasgow status.
"Marco?!" Gage called
Lopez reacted by....
From : "Clairissa Fox" <Canaryyello@hotmail.com>
Subject : [EmergencyTheater]
Darkest Before Dawn.
Date : Sun, 03 Nov 2002 06:11:08 +0000
...groaning again, but his encrusted
"Hey! Somebody help me down from here. I
want to be the first one to
talk to him.
Now." Captain Stanley ordered.
His voice held undeniably firm authority.
and Chet lifted Cap's stokes off
the two chairs it was lying across
and set it onto the floor.
their hands as they each also gripped a
shoulder to help him sit up, gingerly.
"Wait, Kelly.." Craig said when Chet
tightened the grip in one of his hands to
give Cap leverage
to get to his feet.
Brice glanced at Hank.
"Don't lie to me when you answer this.
able to tell by your eyes.
I don't care if getting you up was an
order or not because you're
sidelined. Morphine still making you
"West is that way Brice!.." Cap
towards the open exterior door with his
HT's antennae. "Now get me up!.."
You're fine.." Brice said two
seconds later. "Chet, make sure
he doesn't crash into anything."
replied, his resistance crumbling.
Stanley instantly pushed to his feet by
before anyone could help him
Kelly hastened to get Cap's oxygen tubing
behind him properly and snatched up
his D tank to follow along as Cap made his way
Marco's longboard on the bed.
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