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.

HIPAA is for reals, folks. All of my "patient stories" have been changed to protect patient privacy. I will change any or all identifiers, including age, location, race/ethnicity, sex, medical history, and quotes. Also, I am an anonymous internet person. Why should you trust an anonymous internet person to give you medical advice? Don't ask me, ask your doctor!
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Posts tagged "personality disorders"
  • Me, taking a psychiatric H&P from an extremely hostile patient who refuses to look me in the face: Have you ever had any trouble with the law?
  • Ms. Borden: mm-hmm
  • Me: ok, did you ever spend any time in jail?
  • Ms. Borden: mm-hmm, 8 years
  • Me: Oh my. What was it for?
  • Ms. Borden: Attempted Murder. I stabbed this b**** cuz she was workin on my nerves.
  • Me: Er uh, ok, well... I'll be back later with my attending kthxbai.