It is amazing what patients can hide….under their clothes
You know I think that sometimes when I am trying to get a history from a patient it is like climbing Mount Everest.
All their answers sound like ‘No doc, I have no problems’.
Well then, if you really have no medical problems what the hell are you doing in the ER????
A few days ago I had such a case…..every answer was an emphatic…..NO!!!!
I go to do a physical examination on the patient only to find she had a mastectomy (removal of breast) due to breast cancer.
Then she tells me, ‘Oh by the way doc, I am being treated for mets to my lung’