Friday, April 1, 2016

Seen in a chart

I often have that last problem myself:




For the non-medical readers, it's supposed to say "volume depletion."

Thank you, M!

20 comments:

Anonymous said...

"Warm smell of colitis / rising up through the air..."

Packer said...

For non medical readers, did the explanation make it any more clear.

Thanks, I thought not too.

Anonymous said...

"Patient resides in a hotel that has been out of wine since 1969. Patient also presents what appear to be a number of wounds from steel knives. Recommended that patient check out of hotel and leave it, but compliance appears unlikely."

bobbie said...

I HATE it when the wine is depleted!

ndenunz said...

Ha, read it as coitus and wine depletion. What a combo!

Kate said...

It means dehydration from loss of fluid (volume), caused by the diarrhea colitis gives you.

Anonymous said...

A girl with colitis goes by.

Stacey Gordon said...

Packer-Less circulating volume reduces blood pressure. Less fluid in the pipes, so to speak.

a.generic doc said...

Do you treat that with IV white or red wine?

Stacey Gordon said...

Hang a bag of white.

A. Marie said...

Calling Dr. Yellowtail and Dr. Mondavi!

Anonymous said...

Hypotension is the name of my cat.

Yoko Drāno said...

Unfortunately, the patient's insurance only covers Two-Buck Chuck.

Anonymous said...

hang a bag of yellow.

bobbie said...

Anon @ 0848: Ah ~ the infamous "Banana Bag", given to all the alkies!
:)

Charles said...

Wine depletion - only happens when I'm pretending to be Julia Childs and try to cook something French.

Anonymous said...

Why wait to catch a bartender's eye, when it's so much quicker to go to the ER and tell them you have chest pain?

Mockingbird said...

As a chronic sufferer of whiskey depletion...

The Seasick Mermaid said...

It took me three reads to realize it did not say "related to coitus and wine depletion."

Mage said...

You bring a grin to my face every day. Thanks.

 
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