Nurse Newbie: "Hi, I'm the nurse taking care of Mr. Harry Plegia, in room 842."
Dr. Grumpy: "What can I do for you?"
Nurse Newbie: "Well, there was a consult written for you to see the patient 3 days ago, and we never heard back from you. I was wondering if you'd even gotten it, and when you'd be by to see him?"
Dr. Grumpy: "Um... I did the consult 3 days ago. And I've been following him daily since then."
Nurse Newbie: "Really? Because there was a family member here about 2 hours ago, who was looking through the chart, and told me he wanted to get another MRI. I don't know how he got the chart. Anyway, I called the hospitalist, and he told me to run it by you."
Dr. Grumpy: "Two hours ago? That was me! I came over and told you I wanted to do another MRI, but the computer ordering system was down when I tried to put it in."
Nurse Newbie: "That was you? Not a family member?"
Dr. Grumpy: "Yes!"
Nurse Newbie: "Doctor, you really should dress better."