Saturday, March 9, 2013

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Here are some true medical records dictated by physicians. These are from a column written by Richard Lederer, Ph.D. for the Journal of Court Reporting and have been reprinted at several Internet sites and magazines. They aren't liver-specific, but humor is always good for the liver.
  • By the time he was admitted, his rapid heart had stopped, and he was feeling better.
  • On the second day the knee was better and on the third day it had completely disappeared.
  • She has had no rigors or shaking chills, but her husband states she was very hot in bed last night.
  • The patient is tearful and crying constantly. She also appears to be depressed.
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  • The patient will need disposition, and therefore we will get Dr. Blank to dispose of him.

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