Laugh out loud doctor notes
The following quotes were 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 side for more than one year
On the second day, the knee was better and on the third day it had completely disappeared
She has no rigors or shaking chills, but her husband states she was very hot in bed last night
The patient has been depressed ever since she started seeing me in 1983
Patient was released to outpatient department without dressing
I have suggested that he loosen his pants without standing, and then, when he stands with the help of his wife, they should fall to the floor
The patient is tearful and crying constantly. She also appears to be depressed.
Discharge status: Alive but without permission
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 in 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 experienced sudden onset of severe shortness of breath with a picture of acute pulmonary edema at home while having sex which gradually deteriorated in the emergency room
The patient had waffles for breakfast and anorexia for lunch
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