Charting Bloopers

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    1. The patient refused autopsy.

    2. The patient has no previous history of suicides.

    3. Patient has left white blood cells at another hospital.

    4. Patient's medical history has been remarkably insignificant with
    only a 40 pound weight gain in the past three days.

    5. She has no rigors or shaking chills, but her husband states she was
    very hot in bed last night.

    6. Patient has chest pain if she lies on her left side for over a year.

    7. On the second day the knee was better and on the third day it
    disappeared.

    8. The patient is tearful and crying constantly. She also appears to
    be depressed.

    9.The patient has been depressed since she began seeing me in 1993.

    10. Discharge status: Alive, but without my permission.

    11. Healthy appearing decrepit 69-year old male, mentally alert, but
    forgetful.

    12. Patient had waffles for breakfast and anorexia for lunch.

    13. She is numb from her toes down.

    14. While in ER, she was examined, x-rated and sent home.

    15. The skin was moist and dry.

    16. Occasional, constant infrequent headaches.

    17. Patient was alert and unresponsive.

    18. Rectal examination revealed a normal size thyroid.

    19. She stated that she had been constipated for most of her life
    until she got a divorce.

    20. I saw your patient today, who is still under our car for
    physical therapy.

    21. Both breasts are equal and reactive to light and accommodation.

    22. Examination of genitalia reveals that he is circus sized.

    23. The lab test indicated abnormal lover function.

    24. Skin: somewhat pale. but present.

    25. The pelvic exam will be done later on the floor.

    26. Large brown stool ambulating in the hall.

    27. Patient has two teenage children, but no other abnormalities

    28. When she fainted, her eyes rolled around the room

    29. The patient was in his usual state of good health until his
    airplane ran out of gas and crashed.

    30. Between you and me, we ought to be able to get this lady pregnant.

    31. She slipped on the ice and apparently her legs went in separate
    directions in early December.

    32. Patient was seen in consultation by Dr. Smith, who felt we should
    sit on the abdomen and I agree.

    33. The patient was to have a bowel resection. However, he took a job
    as a stock broker instead.

    34. By the time he was admitted, his rapid heart had stopped, and he
    was feeling better.
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  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   perfectbluebuildings
    :chuckle :chuckle :chuckle

    I am laughing out loud! these are great.
  4. by   suzy253

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