Author: almostadoctor

Give me morphine!

A vial of Morphine
A vial of Morphine

A first hand account of an abusive patient and family in the emergency department demanding opiates. Handled by a very scared junior grade doctor.

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What a lovely morning for the Opera

Back during my FY1 medicine attachment, I had the pleasure of looking after Mr C, a Chinese gentleman in his eighties, on the Stroke rehabilitation ward of our DGH. Not only had he had...

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Nice Shoes

My feet hurt. No idea what it could be. But I did wear some high heels the other day.

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Diagnosis: Hilarious

Dear Doctor – I get pains in my stomach, terrible headaches, feel nauseas, and just feel generally rotten. And it seems to happen every Saturday and Sunday morning. What is it?

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