Friday, February 18, 2011

Docs versus Zombies!

"He is, of course, at risk of acute decomposition."

(Dictated: "...of acute decompensation")

Monday, February 14, 2011

Speech Wreck: Valentine's edition

Speech Wreck has a sentimental side, and what better day for a glimpse of it. 

Check an echocardiogram. 
Sputum culture. 
A little tenderness."

Being the jaded old cynics we are, we happily observe that Speech doesn't neglect the, er... friskier side of things, either:

"Again, special note, I discussed this patient in bed with Dr. Attending."

(Dictated: "...I discussed this patient in depth with Dr. Attending." Thanks to the eagle eye of JW for this one.)

Thursday, February 3, 2011

New diagnosis

The patient has a "history of chronic NERD."

Dunno about you, but I'm guilty as charged.