Mediku | Smooth Move

Posted on July 1, 2011


As my surgery clerkship winds down, I’d like to share with you a pearl of wisdom I gleaned from my first resident as he was teaching an intern which common orders to write for post-op patients.

What do patients need?

“A god damn stool softener!”

Says my resident.

See?  Being a surgeon is easy.  Stay tuned – in a couple of weeks, I’ll be making fun of radiologists.