The Patient's Misunderstanding

Submitted by IN SEINE
Rating:

Share/Bookmark
Print this

Monday, 11 February 2013

An elderly gentleman was reading his recovery room record at the hospital where I work. He looked quite concerned at one notation. "I know I was in a bit of a muddle, but I didn't realize I was that bad," he said to me apologetically. "I hope I didn't offend anyone."

He was greatly relieved when I explained the acronym in question meant "Short Of Breath" and not what he thought!

Print this

Share/Bookmark

54 readers are online right now!

Go to top