Wit'n'Wisdom - 30 November 2012
Dr Muhammad Iqbal moved to Australia recently from Pakistan to work as a GP in Exeter, Tas. They used to say ‘CAT scan’ for ‘CT scan’ over there. Once he told a patient he was going to get a CAT scan done for her problem. She quickly interrupted him and said: “Oh no, Doctor, I’m allergic to cats.”
Dr Jane Strong of Launceston, Tas, received a letter from an O&G colleague who referred a patient for Mirena insertion.
In her return letter she explained she had informed the patient of the “usual risks such