"I worked 6 hours trying to get this splinter out!"
A man that let his wife lay on a couch for 3 weeks with a sore leg (broken hip), and developed fatal pneumonia.
A Hemmorhagic CVA who drove herself to the ER, and laid on the horn with Hemiparalysis, 1/2 blind, lost vocal ability, and survived after a clot buster restored her to 90% Motor Function with full vocal ability returning- just some residual R eye sight loss, and walks with a cane now because of slight R sided weakness after heavy ambulation.
An 18 year old who trached a Dalmation following him swallowing a rubber bouncing ball. We plugged site, removed ball he had pushed down deep into the throat- trying to free it(although he did save the dogs life)- and EMS triaged him with an ambulance to the State Universities Veterinarian Hospital. He was our city's Firehouse dog
A boy whom secretly let a firework pop in his closed hand, wrapped it up with gauze, told his family he had burned it. 5 days later, when they saw the hand, they brought him. He lost it. He would have only lost 1.5 fingers had he came immediately.
Three lawn workers after a grass cutter ran over a yoohoo glass bottle as a joke(mayhem)!!
A near salt water pool drowning that developed pulmonary edema, and visible X-ray Fluid around lungs and heart leave AMA after being told seriousness of condition(a Doctor), because he was swimming at his girlfriend's home, and wife, an RN would be coming on shift in 30 minutes who thought him at work. (Convinced him to go by personal vehicle with friend to next Province's Hospital after begging him to stay- died en-route). (This was overseas).
One Halloween night, Beetlejuice, Santa Clause, Marilyn Monroe, and a Courtroom Jester went on a hayride. Marilyn developed a severe allergic reaction, and Beetlejuice decided to drive her to the hospital- acutely intoxicated where they hit Raggety Anne and Andy head on- No fatalities or serious injuries, even though the car was just going 15-20mph (the others came on their hayride and tractor!!)