Doctors are prone to workplace gaffes like anyone else. Here's a list of the funniest ones yet.
After reviewing hundreds of medical charts over the course of my career in internal medicine, I can say with certainty that records often contain a great many errors, usually the result of less-than-perfect dictation or faulty copy and pasting.
Most of the errors are trivial, fortunately, and some can actually be quite humorous.
Here’s a sampling of some of these “doctor bloopers” I have heard about over the years:
You really can’t make this stuff up. You just have to laugh. Happy New Year to everyone!
If you know of any other funny chart entries, we’d like to know. Send an email to Smurray@mjhassoc.com.