The baby is crying as the patient turntable spins.
Hall examines the old man’s eyes with an otoscope, then checks to see the pliability of the man’s neck.
“Here’s his blood value now,” says Karen, pointing at a nearby video monitor. His hemocrit value is 21, with a normal range of 38-54.
“Half normal. Severely anemic,” says Hall. He turns and gently shakes the man.
“Wake up, sir,” says Hall. “Can you hear me? What’s your name?”
“J-Jackson,” whispers the man.
“What?” asks Hall.
“Jackson,” says the man, in a slightly louder voice.