Fear of Falling

What can you do for me that all the doctors who have already seen me haven’t?” the woman demanded. Her face was puckered with frustration, her voice edged with irritation. Poorly fitting dentures clipped her words. “I’m too weak to walk and almost too tired to care,” she added, her voice dropping to a whisper. Dr. Bilal Ahmed nodded sympathetically. He had heard about the woman’s mysterious debility from the resident who admitted her to Highland Hospital in Rochester the night before.

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