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Physician’s pledge

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Certain medical laws

*Roentgen’s law:* The length of a radiologist’s report is inversely proportional to the certainty of his diagnosis.

*Machiavelli’s law:* A patient /relative who say in his first visit that he has full faith in you has already consulted at least three other doctors for his problem.

*Cochrane’s Aphorism:* Before ordering a test decide what you will do if it is
a) Positive
or
b) Negative.
If both answers are the same don’t do the test.

*Indoor anachronism:* – Patients who need to be admitted the most always refuse to get admitted. Those who can be sent home want to stay on.

*Saddam’s law in Medicine* – The arrogance of a patient’s relative is inversely proportional to his ability and wilingness to pay hospital bill.

*Murphy’s Law*: If any thing can go wrong it will.

*Gattuso’s extension of Murphy’s Law:* Nothing is ever so bad that it can’t get worse.

*Placebo’s rules:* Placebos work only if they are expensive.
Placebo’s sometimes work better than real drugs.
A sympathetic physician is often the best placebo.

Rediscover your doctor

*Rediscover Your Doctor*

_*Do you know*_ that when treating you of your viral fever your doctor gets exposed to the virus?

_*Do you know*_ that when doing surgery your doctor gets cuts and pricks that may transmit disease from patient to doctor?

_*Do you know*_ that when your doctor dresses your diabetic foot, they feel nauseated by smell and do not feel like eating for the whole day?

_*Do you know*_ that when during a delivery the patient often passes urine and motion that may spills on the doctor?

_*Do you know*_ that even though your doctor’s own child might be suffering from fever, he has to leave him to his servants as he has to go and treat others while his own child suffers?

_*Do you know*_ that for every delivery case your doctor has to attend at least 10 calls throughout night.. And then be back to work early next day?

_*Do you know*_ that when a neurosurgeon operates for 12 hours continuously he loses track of time and forgets to eat or sleep?

_*Do you know*_ that a cardiologist is exposed to dangerous levels of radiation in the lab

_*Do you know*_ that the life span of doctors is 10 years less than public average because of stress?

*A doctor doesn’t just work for money. With their level of intelligence they could earn more money had they chosen other professions.*

_*Please take a moment to thank all the Doctors!*_