Monday, December 14, 2009

Early Monday at Grumpy's House-of-Brains

When Mary makes reminder calls for the next day she notes on the schedule as to whether she confirmed the appointment with the patient, or a family member, or left them a voice mail, or whatever.

So looking over today's schedule, I saw the following entry:

"1:00 - Suzy Jones, referred for hearing problems. Phone kept ringing, no one answered."

At 5:00 on a Monday morning it gave me the giggles.

8 comments:

The Good Cook said...

Now that's a bonafide referral!

Annie said...

Yup, I got a chuckle out of that as I've been hearing impaired most of my life. Not quite sure why one would go to a neurologist for hearing problems.

: )

Grumpy, M.D. said...

Annie- I just see them. Someone else writes the referral.

Jacqueline said...

LoL...thought I was going to need a Grumpy appointment myself...spent all day yesterday recovering from a cold and very dizzy...was miserable and kept thinking that Dr. Grumpy could make it better...think I read your blog too much? :)

Grumpy, M.D. said...

Jacqueline-

"The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease."

- Voltaire.

erichollins said...

Isn't that kind of like sending an email to someone telling them that their network is down?

student dr. blaze said...

ooh, you get to play with your tuning forks! i'm jealous! ;-)

Mr. Knucklehead said...

I gotta think Mary did that on purpose.

 
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