Wednesday, February 29, 2012

TOP 10 LIES PATIENTS TELL.


1. SEXUAL HISTORY

"I saw my menses last month, my husband is not even in the country."


2. ALCOHOL HISTORY

"I take only a little drink on occasions."


3. DRUG HISTORY

"I don't miss out on my medications, i take them as prescribed."

4. SMOKING HISTORY

"I stopped smoking twenty years ago."


5. FAMILY HISTORY

"Nobody is sick in my family."


6. APPOINTMENTS

"I came to the hospital, but I couldn't see the doctor."


7. NUTRITION HISTORY

" I don't eat anything that contains sugar."

8. EXAGGERATED SYMPTOMS

"I haven't used the toilet at all in one week."


9. IMAGINARY DOCTOR

" My personal physician comes to check on me."


10. STILL SICK

" I can't return to work , i'm still feeling sick."


Addenda: Can we get this list to 20?


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