(THE COLLEGE FIX) -- Before “I can’t breathe” became the rallying cry of the Black Lives Matter movement, the phrase was simply a direct way for patients to tell medical personnel that they couldn’t breathe.
Medical patients may want to find a new way to convey their pulmonary distress, lest they be accused of triggering someone.
The Indiana University School of Medicine apologized to students for a question on a cardiovascular exam that included the phrase “I can’t breath[e],” according to screenshots of the question (above) and message to seniors in “All Sections” (below) that were forwarded to The College Fix. The question reads:
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