Sunday, October 25, 2009

The definition of medical emergency

12:30 am--

Message on pager

Had baby in August and now has a rash. Please call immediately.

Yup, she has a rash. Her PCP can take care of this at 9 am in the morning-- no need for both of us to be awake and knowing about her rash.
The definition of perception--rash="medical or obstetrical emergency"

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