Patient Chart Quotes

  1. The following quotes are reported to have been taken from actual medical records as dictated by physicians...

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

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

    * On the second day the knee was better and on the third day it had completely disappeared.

    * The patient has been depressed ever since she began seeing me in 1983.

    * Patient was released to outpatient department without dressing.

    * I have suggested that he loosen his pants before standing, and then when he stands with the help of his wife, they should fall to the floor.

    * The patient will need disposition, and therefore we will get Dr. Blank to dispose of him.

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

    * The patient refused an autopsy.

    * The patient has no past history of suicides.

    * The patient expired on the floor uneventfully.

    * Patient has left his white blood cells at another hospital.

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

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

    * The patient left the hospital feeling much better except for her original complaints.

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

    * She is numb from her toes down.

    * The skin was moist and dry.

    * Occasional, constant, infrequent headaches.

    * Coming from Detroit, this man has no children.

    * Patient was alert and unresponsive.

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