Doing rounds, a new nurse couldn’t help overhearing the surgeon yelling, “Typhoid! Tetanus! Measles!”
“Why does he keep doing that?” she asked a colleague.
“Oh, he likes to call the shots around here.”
Apparently the American Medical Association has just weighed in on the new economic stimulus package . . .
The Allergists voted to scratch it, but the Dermatologists advised not to make any rash moves.
The Gastroenterologists had sort of a gut feeling about it, but the Neurologists thought the Administration had a lot of nerve.
The Obstetricians felt they were all laboring under a misconception. Ophthalmologists considered the idea shortsighted.
Pathologists yelled, “Over my dead body!” while the Pediatricians said, “Oh, grow up!”
The Psychiatrists thought the whole idea was madness, while the Radiologists could see right through it.
Surgeons decided to wash their hands of the whole thing. The Internists thought it was a bitter pill to swallow, and the Plastic Surgeons said, “This puts a whole new face on the matter.”
The Podiatrists thought it was a step forward, but the Urologists were pissed off at the whole idea.
The Anesthesiologists thought the whole idea was a gas, and the Cardiologists didn’t have the heart to say no.
In the end, the Proctologists won out, leaving the entire decision up to the assholes in Washington .
No offense intended to the new government, it’s a whole lot better than the old one, and in my opinion President Obama is doing a great job. I just thought this was a clever joke.
Giving an elderley man his physical, a doctor noticed several dark, ugly bruises on his shins, so he asked, “Do you play hockey?”
“No” said the man.
“Do you play soccer?” said the doctor.
“No” the man said.
“Do you play any other physical sport?” asked the doctor, curious to know how what caused the bruises.
“Not at all” said the man, “I just play bridge with my wife.”