Allan, a mechanic, was removing a cylinder head from a Harley-Davidson motorbike, when he spotted a world-famous heart surgeon in his garage. The heart surgeon was waiting for the
service manager to come and take a look at his bike. Allan shouted across the garage, 'Hey Doc can I ask you a question?' The famous surgeon, a bit surprised, walked over to Allan. Allan straightened up,
wiped his hands on a rag and asked, 'So Doc, look at this engine. I also can open hearts, take valves out, fix 'em, put in new parts and when I finish this will work just like a new one. So how come I work
for a pittance and you get the really big money, when you and I are doing basically the same work?' The surgeon paused, smiled and leaned over and whispered in Allan's ear, 'Try doing it with the engine
It is amazing what the medical profession will write. These are actual statements taken from
medical interview records written by various paramedics, emergency room receptionists, and (we are afraid) a doctor or two at major hospitals.
The patient had
waffles for breakfast and anorexia for lunch.
The baby was delivered, the cord clamped and cut and handed
to the paediatrician, who breathed and cried immediately.
The patient was in his usual state of good health until his airplane ran out
of gas and crashed.
I saw your patient today, who is still under our car for physical therapy.
The patient lives at home with his mother, father, and pet turtle, who is presently enrolled in day care
three times a week.
Exam of genitalia was completely negative except for the right
While in the emergency room, she was examined, X-rated and sent home.
The skin was moist and dry.
The lab test indicated abnormal lover function.
Coming from Detroit, this man has no children.
Patient was alert and unresponsive.
When she fainted, her eyes rolled around the room.
Rectal exam revealed a normal size thyroid
What Sort of Medicine is Practiced here?
Dangerous Corner + Patients Cross Here = ??
Keep Taking the Medicine Patient: It's been one month since my last visit and I still feel miserable. Doctor: Did you follow the instructions on the medicine I gave you? Patient: I sure did - the bottle
said 'keep tightly closed.' What Vision Amy to X-ray technician after swallowing some money: 'Do you see any change in me?' Quick Diagnosis Nurse: 'Doctor, Doctor the man you've just treated collapsed on the front step.
What should I do?' Doctor: 'Turn him around so it looks like he was just arriving!' Eating Disorder A mother complained to her doctor about her daughter's strange eating habits. 'All day long she lies in bed and eats yeast and car wax. What will happen to her?' 'Eventually,' said the Doctor, 'she will rise and shine.'
Kerry is medical student. When she was studying the toxicology module she attended the 'poison control
centre' in the city. Kerry told a tale that a woman had 'phoned who was very upset because she had caught her little daughter eating ants. Kerry quickly reassured her that the ants were not harmful and there
would be no need to take her daughter to Southampton General hospital. She calmed the caller down. At the end of the conversation the woman happened to mention that she had given her daughter some ant poison to
eat in order to kill the ants. Kerry told her that she better take her daughter to accident and emergency straightaway!
Doctor Jokes - Keep taking the pills?
One morning, Arnie went to see
his doctor and told him that he hadn't
been feeling at all well. The doctor examined Arnie, left the room, and came back with three different bottles of pills. Looking at Arnie he says, 'Take the green pill
with a big glass of water when you wake up. Take the blue pill with a big glass of water after you eat lunch. Then just before going to bed, take the red pill with another big glass of water.' Startled to be
put on so much medicine, the man stammered, 'L...........L.......L.........Lummee, Doc, exactly what is my problem?' The doctor replied, 'Arnie, you're not drinking enough water.'
An Alternative Medical Dictionary: Kindly Submitted by Nigel Morris
Artery The study of paintings
Barium What Doctors do when patients die
Caesarean Section A neighbourhood in Rome
Cauterize Made eye contact with her
Colic A sheep dog
D&C Where Washington is
Dilate To live long
Enema Not a
Fibula A small lie
Genital Not a Jew
Impotent Distinguished, well known
Labour Pain Getting hurt at work
Morbid A higher offer
Nitrates Cheaper than day rates
Node Was aware of
Outpatient A person who has fainted
Post-Operative Letter carrier
Recovery Room Place to do upholstery
Seizure Roman Emperor
Tablet Small table
Terminal Illness Getting sick at the airport
Urine Opposite of '
Doctor Makes a Pig's
Ear of Operation
Earlier this year Winston lost his ear. Luck would have it that it was replaced, with a pigs ear, by
doctors. They cut it to size and made it look more human before sewing it, invisibly, in place. Several weeks passed before Winston felt it necessary to return to his surgeons. When he did, Winston complained bitterly, 'Doctor, I keep hearing this noise and its doing my head in.'
totally unconcerned answered, 'Don't
worry, its just a bit of crackling.'
Beware of Your Doctor Uttering These Phrases During Surgery
1. Damn! Page 47 of the manual is missing!
save that. We'll need it for the autopsy.
3. Wait a minute, if this is his spleen, then what's that?
4. Oh no! I just lost my Rolex.
5. ...and could you stop that thing from beating; it's
throwing my concentration off
6. Anyone see where I left that scalpel?
7. Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack.
8. FIRE! FIRE! Everyone get out! P.S. Please write to Will and Guy if you have any funny doctor jokes