Delayed dx of carotid artery dissection
Would a more timely dx have made a difference?
Facts: An intoxicated adult male in his mid-40’s decides to trim the limbs on a tree in the middle of the night. Despite his inebriation, he wisely fastens a makeshift safety rope around his waist and climbs the tree. Unfortunately, he slips. As he falls about 7 feet, the rope slides up around his neck. He hangs there for at lea