When my attending said I should do my hair to look good because 'you only have one chance to make a first impression'...
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Me: 'So we're going to have to keep you overnight for antibiotics.'
(16 y/o) pt: 'I wanna go home.'
Me: 'You realize you had an open fracture, right? That needs IV antibiotics for a couple days.'
Pt: 'Whatever...(under breath) gay.'
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
We have a sick patient in the medical ICU. I asked their resident if we could take him to surgery tomorrow, and they started telling me that 'his ammonia was 124, his base deficit was 22, his pro-BNP was trending up, his upper GI series showed...'