Charlie M. Wray, DO
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Wray C.; It's Not Just the Patient. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158:497. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-6-201303190-00014
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(6):497.
It was around 11 a.m. on a Saturday morning. We had a lighter patient load than usual and had just finished rounds. My senior resident paged me and told me about a new admission: “53-year-old male with history of hep C and possible alcohol withdrawals. Go see patient and page me when you're done.” At a county hospital in a highly underserved area, this sort of admission was not unusual. I headed down to the emergency department to knock out what I thought would be something very straightforward. I could be done in 45 minutes and would be able to catch lunch with the rest of the team.
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