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....information about patient...
« on: April 26, 2006, 01:58:19 AM »
A woman called a local hospital. "Hello. Could you connect me to the
person who gives information about patients. I'd like to find out if a
patient is getting better, doing as expected, or getting worse."

The voice on the other end said, "What is the patient's name and room

"Sarah Finkel, room 302."

"I'll connect you with the nursing station."

"3-A Nursing Station. How can I help You?"

"I'd like to know the condition of Sarah Finkel in room 302."

"Just a moment. Let me look at her records. Mrs. Finkel is doing very
well. In fact, she's had two full meals, her blood pressure is fine. She
is to be taken off the heart monitor in a couple of hours and, if she
continues this improvement, Dr. Cohen is going to send her home Tuesday
at noon."

The woman said, "What a relief! Oh, that's fantastic... that's wonderful

The nurse said, "From your enthusiasm, I take it you are a close family
member or a very close friend!"

"Neither I'm Sarah Finkel in 302! Nobody here tells me anything!."