Friday, 22 February 2013

Sh*t doctors say and medical pop quiz

-"Lungs are good, air's going in and out"
-"There's a whole lot of noises in the chest."
-"Abdomen distended. Likely usual for patient and secondary to excess abdominal adipose."
-"I'm just going to have a poke around here"
-"I'm just going to have a feel"
-"This won't hurt me a bit"

A medical registrar walks into the Emergency Department with a feeling of impending doom.
Is this registrar:
a) going to see a patient
b) starting on nights
c) on the way to work
d) having a pulmonary embolism
e) having a dissecting aortic aneurysm
f) realising how long they've been at the hospital today
g) about to have a panic attack
h) 1 month out from exams
i) about to have a seizure

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