He replied that made sandwiches at a popular food joint down the street from the hospital, where he'd just gotten off work. It's a favorite spot for late-night snack runs by the ED staff, and a place I've visited many times myself.
Entering his name into the computer, I asked what brought him to the ED.
"Runny diarrhea for the past six days."
Looks like I'll be brown bagging it from now on.