Subtleties of Medical Education

This is by Thomas Pitre, Sequim, WA.

A young intern was working in the emergency room one evening as his supervising physician pulled him aside. He was chastised for treating an attractive young woman that sat on a tube of super glue before he treated an old man that burned himself on the hand while cooking. The intern argued his case, but lost the argument and his job. He had not learned that a burn on the hand is worse than glue on the tush.

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