Musings of a Dinosaur

A Family Doctor in solo private practice; I may be going the way of the dinosaur, but I'm not dead yet.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Chief Complaint FAIL

My throat is sore, but I don't think I have a sore throat.


At Wed Dec 24, 01:32:00 PM, Blogger The Happy Hospitalist said...

Did they tell you they know their body?

At Thu Dec 25, 08:58:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Did they have a fever because their normal temp is 97 degrees and at your office that day it was 98 degrees?

At Thu Dec 25, 11:01:00 AM, Blogger DocV said...

I dunno...I sort of understand it.

My throat is sore.(I've been screaming, smoking, drinking Drano)

as opposed to

I have a sore throat. (Strep, URI, etc)


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