Thursday, November 26th 2009

The Patient We Fear

If I’m ever in an acute care setting I want to be the specialist. I want to be hidden behind the wall of a consult. I don’t want to be the front line guy.

As much as I love shift work, detective work, immediacy in medicine I was turned off of specialties like emergency medicine because of scenarios like this:

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That is pretty much how it happens.