Me: hey pop, how was your day? Any cases today?
Dad: yeah, I did a procedure on a patient with renal failure.
Me: that's cool. I think you're going to expect good results from this patient. What was the cause of his renal failure?
Dad: diabetes. Oh wait, no, I think he was just hypertensive.
Me: oh... Hypertensive neohrosclerosis then.
JV: and when he comes back you will find out that the cause was a dildo.
Me: (puzzled look, anaylzed what could have gone/said wrong) Bro, you know that renal means kidney right?
JV: oh shit, I thought it meant the same as rectal. LOL
Today should only be better than yesterday. Got to get my study on.
Every time I check Facebook and I see pictures of people on vacation, happy, drunk, high and on top of the world or what, I’m like “yeah, whatever man” Hate it that I don’t have the realistic option to forget about everything and just do the stuff I really enjoy doing. Sure I like medicine but not the whole fuckin idea of it. Fuckin board exams…
I have to leave, I already paid for the blow job.– Dane Sacdalan. Never expected him to say something like this, but to make things clear, the “blowjob” was a shot of liquor.
My dad talked to Joanne and I the night before we graduated and he expressed his gratitude and happiness that we were both finishing medschool, finally. He told me that I, indeed am like him. Emotional and a volcano when it explodes… Better keep that in check. I guess I am emotional and volcanic towards people I have much expectations from. Otherwise, PGH has taught me to be indifferent...
Life of a PGH Intern inspired by the videos “beauty of a second” this aims to show what goes on in a regular day of a Medical Intern of the Philippine General Hospital. Video Made By: Nino Lucero, Jesa Protasio, Kittina Mejia, Dinno Mendiola, Jay-R Magallanes, Junjun Lupisan and Richel Baclay. All from class 2012 of the UP College of Medicine.
It will take City a century to get to our history.– Sir Alex Ferguson
To be honest, i can’t say its a goal oriented thing as of now, for the future is never certain, the test is never precise and the what to expect can only be described as “unexpected”. Since the start, I’ve been going through days of absorbing info like a sponge. Linking the past with the present with the hope of maximizing the learning I have encountered the past 5 years or...