A former patient presents with general malaise and reports having had low-grade fever. The examination is unremarkable, but laboratory tests indicate an infection not isolated to an organ system. Groin and blood cultures are positive for MRSA.A while ago you diagnosed an abdominal aortic aneurysm in this patient, but she went to India for aortic endograft placement. You are considered an authority on graft infection. What should you do?A. Tell her to return from whence she cometh.
B. Alert the media to the problem of cheap international medical care.
C. Advise the patient to sue in International Court.
D. Care for her as you would any patient.
E. Tell her that once a patient leaves your care, she leaves permanently.