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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    01 Feb '18 20:43
    A man is laying on the street bleeding. Paramedics promptly show up, hook the man up to an IV and rush him to the hospital where he can be given a blood transfusion.
    They get to the hospital in record time, but the man is now dead and cannot be revived. There is no reason he should have died because the paramedics arrived in plenty of time to save his life.

    Why did he die?
  2. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    01 Feb '18 22:24
    He was a Jehovah's Witness?
  3. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    01 Feb '18 22:40
    Originally posted by @kewpie
    He was a Jehovah's Witness?
    No, he did not refuse help.
  4. 01 Feb '18 22:57
    Originally posted by @lemon-lime
    No, he did not refuse help.
    Wrong blood type?
  5. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    01 Feb '18 23:01
    Nothing to stop him?
  6. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    01 Feb '18 23:14
    Originally posted by @js357
    Wrong blood type?
    Nope, the hospital has whatever blood type he needs.
  7. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    01 Feb '18 23:17
    Originally posted by @kewpie
    Nothing to stop him?
    If you mean nothing to stop him from dying, he was a young man in good health and had no history of medical problems.
  8. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    02 Feb '18 01:38
    Is it too early for a clue?
  9. Subscriber venda
    Dave
    02 Feb '18 15:57
    Are the paramedics(or 1 of them) responsible for his death?
  10. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    02 Feb '18 17:08
    Originally posted by @venda
    Are the paramedics(or 1 of them) responsible for his death?
    Yes
  11. Subscriber venda
    Dave
    02 Feb '18 19:09
    Originally posted by @lemon-lime
    Yes
    Was he murdered
  12. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    02 Feb '18 20:11
    Originally posted by @venda
    Was he murdered
    No
  13. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    02 Feb '18 20:32
    Did he bleed to death?

    Did he die of an existing condition?

    Is there a clue in the fact they arrived at hospital in record time?
  14. Standard member lemon lime
    blah blah blah
    02 Feb '18 21:35 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by @wolfgang59
    Did he bleed to death?

    Did he die of an existing condition?

    Is there a clue in the fact they arrived at hospital in record time?
    • Is there a clue in the fact they arrived at hospital in record time?

    Yes, but only to show there was enough time to get to the hospital for treatment.

    • Did he die of an existing condition?

    No, he had no unusual medical problem (such as hemophilia)

    • Did he bleed to death?

    Yes. They either did not stop the bleeding (highly improbable, but an acceptable answer) or...
    the patch didn't hold (or tourniquet came loose) during transport.
    He had already lost blood but not enough to kill him. It was the loss of blood during transport that did him in.
    This could have been due to a sloppy patch up jop, or to due faulty medical supplies, but whoever was riding in the back with the injured man should have noticed he was still bleeding, or had started bleeding again.
  15. Subscriber Kewpie
    since 1-Feb-07
    03 Feb '18 07:29 / 1 edit
    Did the paramedic who was not driving fail to do something he/she should have done? or, do something he/she should not have done?