Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Family Funnies

Many times on a call, the patient or a family member does something to engrain themselves into our memories for some time. Lately, this has been happening more often.

Frequent fliers can be some of the best for this since you see them so often and become familiar. Knowing their address when dispatch calls it out, knowing what medical problems they actually have versus what they tell you. This can be especially fun if the patient is a known seeker.

Sadly, there's just no way to write out what was said and be able to properly convey the way it was said. It's just nowhere near as funny without the proper pronounciation, emphasis, and accent.

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