10 Weird Medical Record Statements

Supposedly found on patient’s charts

Medical Record10. “The skin was moist and dry.”

9. “The patient lives at home with his mother, father, and pet turtle, who is presently enrolled in day care three times a week.”

8. “The patient was in his usual state of good health until his airplane ran out of gas and crashed.”

7. “The patient was to have a bowel resection. However, he took a job as stockbroker instead.”

6. “I saw your patient today, who is still under our car for physical therapy.”

5. “While in the emergency room, she was examined, X-rated and sent home.”

4. “She stated that she had been constipated for most of her life until 1989 when she got a divorce.”

3. “When she fainted, her eyes rolled around the room.”

2. “She is numb from her toes down.”

1. “The baby was delivered, the cord clamped and cut, and handed to the pediatrician, who breathed and cried immediately.”