Sunday, December 20, 2015

The 2nd year in sign out presented a tibia fracture of a "36 year old G3P2A1 female"...

Thursday, December 17, 2015

On the phone with the intern
Me: "Okay, just get them consented and call me anytime with questions."
Intern: "Sounds great, thanks. Talk to you soon, love you, bye.".



Just getting the OITE results after feeling pretty good about it...

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Trying to critically evaluate a pediatric elbow xray at morning sign out...

Sunday, December 13, 2015

I don't think a more perfect analogy exists showing what its like being a trauma service senior with the juniors...

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

When an attending wanted to present M&M's so we could address...resident...issues...

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Sunday, October 25, 2015

What the world does when I'm not on call...

What the world does when I'm on call...

Friday, October 16, 2015

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Saturday, October 10, 2015

One of the medical assistants in clinic: "So, are you a first or a second year?" (I'm a fifth year)

Saturday, October 3, 2015

I decided to dive into a kocher approach for an acetabulum without my attending scrubbed in. It went.....

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

I'm on my foot rotation. Which is interesting considering this is my thoughts of most people's feet...

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Trying to hold a splint mold on a kid that's waking up from sedation...

Thursday, September 17, 2015

What I'm sure my attending was seeing when he let me fly solo on my first total knee...

Monday, September 7, 2015

Got asked by a patient at their pre-op appointment if they'd still be able to 'pleasure' themselves after their wrist surgery...

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

When you stick a needle into a knee, withdraw the plunger of the syringe, and instantly your syringe fills with pus...

Friday, August 7, 2015

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Imagine the orange gourde is a digital nerve. This is basically how I operate under a microscope...

I had a ... 'rural'.... gentleman who wouldn't elaborate on the backstory. I think this fits...

ED doc: "Hey, we've got a guy down here with bilateral femurs and a midshaft humerus fra..."

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Medicine resident: "Hey, you know that 90 year old guy, I saw you admitted him back to us, he's probably ready to be admitted to the ortho service."

Monday, July 20, 2015

When I'm doing disability exams and a patient with normal xrays starts moaning in pain during the exam...

If you've ever wondered what sign out looks like with an attending in a bad mood, well...

Sunday, July 12, 2015

When one of our new PA's presents a patient with a 'fracture and a lac over it, but it's not open'....

This is promptly followed by a 'but i looked all around, and i couldnt see bone anywhere'...

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Some patient walked into clinic with a game of thrones shirt on (specifically one that had the knights watch creed on it) : 
Me: 'So one of my friends has a theory that jon snow is going to be a dragon rider because he has targaryan blood, so he can, BUT, bran is going to somehow control them through his wog powers and all that stuff."

Monday, May 25, 2015

Patient after a minor surgery: "Hey doc, these norco's probably won't do the trick, how about some percocet 10's?"
Me: "No, the norco's should be okay, if you're having a ton of pain, you should probably come to the ER."
Patient: "Well, okay. How about some oral dilaudid instead?"

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You should like it. I don't really know why, but you definitely should. Updates maybe? That's gotta be it. Do it for the updates.
Walking into the ED during a motocross race weekend...

Me: "Hey man, so you've tested positive for meth a couple of times already. If this one comes back positive, we're going to have to put off your surgery for a while. Have you used recently?"

When when of my co-residents asks how the day went after a patient lost 4 liters of blood...

Sunday, May 24, 2015

After struggling for a half hour to get a clavicle malunion back out to length...

Saturday, May 23, 2015

We have new PA's that we work with that take overnight call. This is currently how I spend most of my mornings during their sign out...

Patient: "My heel pain started like 10 years ago when I was in a motorcycle accident. The bone was fractured, but luckily it wasn't broken."

I had my pandora station in the OR yesterday on random and taylor swift's "style" came on...

OR tech: "So why's it thumbs upped?"

Friday, May 15, 2015

(To the scrub tech at the end of a supracondylar pinning, motioning to the end of the k-wire as I went to cut it off)
Me: 'You might want to grab the tip right there, it's about to shoot at you.'

I saw one of my patients that I operated on driving home today...

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Arriving at a patient's room:
RN: "Doctor, I'm so glad you're here, patient X went into SVT, his heart rate is currently 215..."

Interviewer: "So what do you like to do outside of work for fun?"

Interviewer: "You know, your hobbies and stuff like that?"
Me: "Oh, well, I've got three kids, so between work and them..."