Flap Wound: yes, this is what it sounds like. This particular person had it on their finger. ouch!
Flat Feet: I am sorry to anyone who has flat feet, but every time I type this in I think of ducks. 😮
Hair in Ear Canal: um, ew.
“Soft Mass on Palm, please evaluate & excise”- this one made me shudder.
Every day around 3:30 pm babies are crying somewhere in the clinic. My co-worker and I think it is a ghost. haha.
My boss sings along to Ludacris and Eminem.
I see a lot of the same diagnoses. I know the ICD-9 code for obesity, because it seems like every fourth referral is to Nutrition & Wellness for obesity, and I know the code for diabetes. Cancers…I see the most for breast cancer, but today I’ve typed in lung and prostate cancer. One day I typed in a referral for a person who had HIV and 2 STDs.
I don’t see any of the student referrals, because that is on a different system that I am not trained in. I’m sure they don’t have as many referrals to specialty clinics, nor are those referrals as serious. Most of my patients are 40-60 years old. I see many of the same names over and over, many with multiple diseases or health issues.
I think it is a good thing I do not have contact with patients. Reading about it is hard enough.
I admire you for being able to do it. I could not even read about it, I am sure.
Eeep about the person who has HIV and two STD’s. =( That is so sad.
yeah…the thing is, they were continuing to have unprotected intercourse…so, continuing to get and give infections. !!