Wit'n'wisdom 13 Septemberr 2011
A PATIENT came in today asking for “anti-inflationaries” – now I know GPs have to be all-rounders, but fixing the economy is a stretch even for me.
W’n’W doyen Dr Sylvia Yu of Bethania, Qld, had a teenage boy come to see her with swollen lymph glands.
For further testing, Dr Yu ordered some blood tests and asked him if he’d be okay.
His mum was reassuring: “He’ll be fine. When he was a baby, he had several blood tests, and each time I breastfed him, so he was focused on my breast and didn’t cry.”
Cheekily, the boy asked his