Treasure Island

Bill's Stroke in Ch. 2

Why does Dr. Livesey bleed Bill during his stroke? And how did it help him regain consciousness?

Asked by
Last updated by Aslan
Answers 1
Add Yours
Best Answer

Doctor Livesey sees that Bill is having a stroke. The doctor bleeds the captain to try to improve his circulation. Bloodflow is especially important when a person has a stroke.