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July 17th, 2006

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06:59 pm - Ew.
Today, I witnessed my first rectal exam.

I am now cringing in anticipation of the day I update this thing to say, "Today, I did my first rectal exam."


That was when I realized what being a Doctor really means. People don't just see you as someone who did a lot of school and achieved a high degree, or even as someone who has the power to save lives...you are the COMPLETE STRANGER they trust enough to allow you to put a (gloved) finger up their ass after 2 minutes of introductory pleasantires.

You might laugh, but I feel that's a fairly serious statement.

Unless, of course, you're Steph and terrified of doctors/hospitals and punch out anyone in rage with a medical degree. :P
Current Location: NYC
Current Mood: Trying (and failing) to Study

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Date:July 18th, 2006 07:36 am (UTC)
schaff, i never wanted to see the day where your entry began "today i witnessed my first rectal exam"

but it happened. and that's a fact i'm going to have to face.

haha. i'm taking a vow of soberness soon so we can chill in the city on much more fun terms.

t2ul <---- yeah i just did that
Date:July 19th, 2006 02:12 pm (UTC)


there is some truth in that statement... but I don't think it is the medical degree -- I punch nurses too. :)
Date:July 20th, 2006 12:57 am (UTC)
I felt bad for the patient when I witnessed my first rectal exam. I was one out of four other interns in a small room just observing the doctor shoving two fingers up her ass.

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