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~ Never Judge Anyone ~

~ Never Judge Anyone ~

A doctor entered the hospital in hurry after being call…ed in for an urgent surgery. He answered the call ASAP, changed his clothes and went directly to the surgery block. He found the boy’s father going and coming in the hall waiting for the doctor. Once seeing him, the dad yelled: “Why did you take all this time to come? Don’t you know that my son’s life is in danger? Don’t you have the sense of responsibility?” The … Read entire article »

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Stop Crying or I’ll Cry Too!

Stop Crying or I’ll Cry Too!

I nearly cried this morning when one of my male patients bursted into tears in front of me. I saw him only yesterday and for some reason he was back again this time with a new complaint.  Because I needed an interpreter in order to know his complaint, it was possible i missed something in the history. However as I pay particular attention to extracting a good history, I was somewhat exasperated when what he complained … Read entire article »

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Thank you for checking me.

Thank you for checking me.

I remember one patient when I was only new here. He joyfully shook my hands and said “Thank you doctor for checking me”. What I did was only nothing extraordinary. I only did what any other doctors would do. If he could thank me for doing that, I wonder what kind of treatment he’s getting. … Read entire article »

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