Biston Betularia (pepperedmoth) wrote,
Biston Betularia
pepperedmoth

Collection of Unintentionally Hilarious Advice in my Women's Health Textbooks

1.) "Bathtubs should be washed after each use." From my Women's Gynecological Health text, on preventing yeast infections. Right. Every time I bathe, I immediately SCRUB WITH CHLOROX BECAUSE WOMEN ARE SO SO FILTHY.

2.) "Pregnancy test should be considered for reproductive age women who present to the ER for any condition." From Benson's guide to success in your clerkship. Broken leg? PREGNANT. Gushing blood? PREGNANT. Funny rash? Why, she must be PREGNANT! Because women do nothing but MAKE BABIES!

Sorry, I'm in a bit of a mood . . .

Two exams down, two to go . . . Office Procedures next . . . what to study first? Incision and drainage of an abscess? Laceration repair? Or the ever popular SUBUNGUAL HEMATOMA REMOVAL? Yikes! The thrills!
Subscribe

  • Bleak House

    When I was young, I loved several things in my books: I loved my passionate fondness for the characters, to the point of believing them almost real,…

  • Stop me before I read again!

    The pile of books on my bedside table is growing shockingly huge, so I decided to see what I had gotten myself into by compiling an orderly list.…

  • Writer's Block: I Can Relate

    The immediate answer and easy is, of course, Dr. John Watson. I relate to his intelligence: high, but not out of the ordinary, and often…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments