Wayfaring MD

I am a family medicine resident who likes to highlight the hilarious in medicine as I write about patients, medical school, residency, medical missions, and whatever else strikes my fancy.

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Patient (who is fully capable of walking to the bathroom): Can you get me a bedpan or something? I don’t think I can hold it. 

Me: Yeah, I’ll be right back. 

(2 minutes later, going back in the room)

Patient has taken a giant dump in the guest chair in the room, cleaned himself, and is back in bed. 

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  4. ucsdhealthsciences said: Oh. My. NOOOOOOOOOO!
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  6. briefwondrouslaura said: what friggin asshat.
  7. perfectpersoninprogress said: This is every single night for me as a night nurse. So. Much. Poop.
  8. thelearningcurves said: Lol!! What the
  9. nursingmonkeymomma said: Sometimes when ya gotta go, ya gotta go! My chiropractor told me that a patient once pooped on the floor in one of their exam rooms because the bathroom was occupied.
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  12. kyidyl said: …who gets the special pleasure of cleaning that up?
  13. jumpsandbumps said: wow. how do you not just go, “thanks asshole” ?!
  14. spearfame said: Gross.
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