26 September 2011

Don't let your imagination run wild

Lest the students out there get disillusioned, it is probably a good idea to be upfront about the reality of being a doctor:

Maybe it's not always this bad, but in the ER there is a real ring of truth to this.

From the marvelous Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal


  1. You mean the thrill of draining pus wears off? How disappointing.

  2. Nothing like a nice big gooey pus pocket. Especially when as a nurse I get to stand by and let you docs deal with it.

    It's entirely possible that I have said "Take your time, that scrotum's not going anywhere" at some point in my career.


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