Tag Archives: Stroke

OLD WOMAN MORE CONCERNED ABOUT PAYING CAB FARE EVEN AS SHE HAD STROKE

As I drove off she said she couldn't lift her arms when she woke up in the morning. I saw from the rear mirror she had tears in her eyes. I suspected she had a mild stroke. She instructed me to visit the ATM for her to draw money to pay for the taxi fare. I asked her if she had any children, she said she had one son who went to work. I got angry and started to lecture her. I said "your son should take you to the hospital in an ambulance. What happens if you fell sick in my taxi? I cannot save you". I drove as fast as i could to reach TTSH but she was rather concerned about paying for the taxi fare, instead of her own well-being.

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DRIVER SUFFERED STROKE, CAUSED 5 VEHICLE COLLISION

About 12 people were taken to hospital on Friday after a five vehicle collision at Pasir Ris. Police confirmed that the accident involved three minibuses, a van and a car, and occurred along Loyang Avenue at 5.12pm. It was understood one of the drivers of the minibus suffered a stroke, which led to the accident.

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STROKE ACCIDENT VICTIM SAVED BY FARRER PARK HOSPITAL STAFF

He immediately activated the Code Pink, which is a standard operating protocol of the hospital to activate its personnel for emergencies in or around the hospital. The hospital emergency personnel arrived at the accident scene within five minutes with all of their medical equipment. The driver was stuck inside his car, as the driver side of the door was jammed shut against the railings. He was found foming at the mouth and vomiting. The nurses worked to ensure his airwaves are clear and monitored his heart rate until he can be extricated from his car.

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GRABCAR DRIVER SCOLDS STROKE PATIENT STUPID FOR BEING SLOW & MAKING HIM WAIT

Upon arriving he didn't saw my mum waiting at the void deck hence she gave me a call, which I politely request him to wait for a few mins due to my mum disability. Eventually my mum got on the car and he ranted about how long he actually waited for them, at that moment all my mum could do was to kept silence. Upon arriving at the destination, I went up to the Grab Car and wanted to apologize for the long wait at the pickup point. He rolled down his windshield and I was completely taken aback by when he said "2 STUPID WOMEN"

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PM LEE: MR SR NATHAN WAS A TRUE SON OF SINGAPORE WITH A DEEP SENSE OF DUTY

Deeply saddened by the passing of Mr SR Nathan today. He passed away peacefully at the Singapore General Hospital, surrounded by family and loved ones, three weeks after suffering a stroke. Mr Nathan’s life is an inspiration to us all. His was a story of how a young boy strove to triumph over his circumstances and make a contribution to society. He held many public service posts, and occupied the highest office in the land.

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PM LEE: HENG SWEE KEAT HAS AWOKEN & ABLE TO TALK LIKE NORMAL

Visited Heng Swee Keat in the TTSH Neuro ICU at NNI this evening. Delighted to find him recovering well, and making steady progress. He was fully lucid, communicative, and cheerful. The doctors are happy too. But they have advised Swee Keat not to receive visitors yet, so that he can get as much rest as possible.

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STROKE PATIENT DESPERATE TO FIND A JOB TO SUPPORT FAMILY OF 6

I am a Singaporean, male Malay in my 30s. I suffered a thrombotic stroke in 2013, which affect the left side of my body. I have since recovered my walking abilities but have yet to regain the use of my left arm. I lost my job last year as my physical condition does not permit me to continue doing what I have been doing for more than 10 years. My wife is currently the sole breadwinner to our family of 6. The struggle is real. I have tried seeking assistance from some family development agencies a few times. Long stories cut short, I give up trying.

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