Dr. Peter Bambakidis testimony on Terri’s neck injury
BEFORE: THE HONORABLE GEORGE W. GREER
Circuit Court Judge
PLACE: PINELLAS COUNTY COURTHOUSE
315 Court Street
DATE: October 15th, 16th, 17th, 20th & 22nd, 2002
1 MR. FELOS: Thank you, Your Honor.
3 PETER BAMBAKIDIS, M.D.
4 WAS ADDUCED AS THE WITNESS HEREIN AND AFTER
5 BEING DULY SWORN ON OATH WAS EXAMINED AND
6 TESTIFIED AS FOLLOWS:
7 DIRECT EXAMINATION
21 Q. Did you happen to be provided with an
22 admission record at Northside Hospital when she
23 had her collapse back in February of '90 that
24 noted that on admission she presented with a
25 rigid neck?
1 A. I believe I do recall that, correct.
2 Q. So she may, in fact, have had this
3 rigid neck all these years?
4 A. Yes, she may have.
5 Q. Do you treat patients with spinal cord
6 injury in addition to patients with brain
8 A. On occasion, yes.
9 Q. Is excessive sweating and facial rashes
10 and cyanosis in the extremities, are those
11 symptoms of a cord injury or can they be?
12 A. They can be.