Monday, February 15, 2010

Department of Redundancy Department

"Doctor, I have high blood pressure AND hypertension."

13 comments:

Old MD Girl said...

Maybe she thinks hypertension is an anxiety disorder?

The New Grad said...

I had a guy argue with me that hypertension and high blood pressure were two different things. Finally I gave up, and asked what hypertension was (in his mind)... his response? When his blood pressure went up. I then proceeded to hit my head on the counter.

GB, RN said...

Oh noes!!! Not BOTH!!!!

Katie said...

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minimedic said...

I have ba heartbeat AND a pulse?

tkp said...

Does he have a PIN number and does he use the ATM machine as well?

-Dr T.

Moose said...

I have a headache AND a migraine.

Anonymous said...

any chance he has PAH?


Word verification: esses ( as in, Esses ezactly the sort of stuff that makes Dr. G blog)

Mop said...

Dr. Grumpy,

This is a bit off-topic, but I found this set of hilarious lego-man medical skits, mostly in the ER. Here is one of a patient faking a seizure:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m64cy1MMPg&feature=PlayList&p=460B704AE5B9B442&index=11

Had a hearty laugh.

Anonymous said...

Are they related to the patient that had "blood pressure?"

Kim Kasch said...

My husband is always telling me I repeat myself. I hope it's not like this.

ndenunz said...

As opposed to "My arm is only fractured, not broken"

Maha said...

Holy Atenolol! Save this woman doctor!

 
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