Top 10 Lies Doctors Tell
Stories from working in a busy hospital in Africa, based on true life experience and some imagination from: Dr Erhumu
1. I KNOW HOW YOU FEEL.He doesn't know how you feel, he has READ about how you should feel and knows patients that feel the same way.
2. I'M SORRY.Not exactly, only sorry i'm the one that has to break the news. to you.
3. YOU'LL BE BETTER IN A WEEK.Absolutely no guarantee . Just feels good saying that.
4. JUST WANT TO DO A FEW TESTS.You would probably spend a whole month doing the tests.
5. I AM HERE FOR YOU.No, i am really only here for you till i close at four.
6. IT WONT HURT.Better brace yourself for some serious pain.
7. ITS A MINOR THING.No its not, but if i told you that, you may cry all over me.
8. I'VE HANDLED IT BEFORE .Yes, and the first time was yesterday.
9. IT'S NOTHING, JUST WANT SOMEONE ELSE TO HAVE A LOOK.Its probably what we both fear it is, but i don't have the heart to tell you right now.
10. BE PATIENT, THE DRUG WILL WORK.Since it hasn't worked yet, it is unlikely to work but i can't think of anything else.
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