-Well (Patient 1 Name) that’s it for your check up. Do you have any questions that you want to go over with me before you leave? -No I don’t have anything else, thank you. -Okay. See you for your next physical.
Ok just one more to check on, then I’ll be done for the day. Just gonna finish up my notes for the last 3. Doctor 2 walks in Doctor 2: Hey (Doctor 1 name), finishing up? Doctor 1: I got one more. You? Doctor 2: Yeah, I have a couple left to attend to. Doctor 1: Oh, well good luck. I should get going myself. Doctor 2: See ya later then.
Doctor 1: (greeting patient) Hello (patient 2 name), my name is (Doctor 1 name) and I will be doing your check-up today. Patient 2: (muttering) hello. Doctor 1: Ok so it says here that it is your first time at this hospital?Is that correct? Patient 2: (still muttering) yeah.. Doctor 1: Okay so, what ails you. Patient 2: I don’t know. Doctor 1: Ok then, what are some symptoms you experience? You know, pains or aches? Patient 2: Umm, my chest hurts a lot and I also have a hard time catching my breath after I do something exerting like jogging. Doctor 1: Uh huh…. Have you ever suffered a heart attack? Patient 2: I had a mild one a couple of years back. Why does it matter now?
Doctor 1: Well, it seems that you may have Coronary artery disease. But I will have to refer you to our cardiologist to make sure. Patient 2: (irritated) You mean you aren’t sure? How can you not be sure, didn’t you take 4 years of med school?! Doctor 1: (Calmly) Yes I did go to medical school, but I have to refer you to a cardiologist as it isn’t my field of expertise. Patient 2: (sort of placated) Hmph, whatever.
Doctor 2: Hello, how is the day going for you? Doctor 1: It is going just fine. I just finished with the last patient of the day so I’m getting ready to phone it in. Doctor 2: Cool, cool. Hey do you remember the patient you sent my way the other day. Doctor 1: Yes, why do you bring it up? Doctor 2: well it turns out he did have CAD(coronary artery disease). It was a good thing you sent him over, it was pretty bad. Doctor 1: Just doing my job. Doctor 2: Well anyways, enjoy your weekend! Doctor 1: Same to you! Have a good one.