Herbert Nehrlich

Rookie (04 October 1943 / Germany)

The Mistake - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich

Admitting diagnosis was
a major heart attack.
She did receive the best of care
and died that night.

No one had thought to check her lungs.
A giant clot
full of fibrinogen and more
rang in her doom.

A blood clot is a plug of platelets
bound up in a network of
insoluble fibrin molecules.
It can be a killer.

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  • (10/20/2005 9:23:00 PM)

    Good but could have a little more detail..... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 20, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 20, 2005

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