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Monday, 7 October 2013

Mistaken identity.

                          Anu was admitted in a hospital  for treatment of Dengue. Her husband went out to purchase medicines.Suddenly two nurses entered the room  with a wheelchair and said,"Madam, please shift to the  wheelchair."They were helping, when her husband entered and said,"Where are you going?"  The nurse said,"We are taking her to the operation theatre  for surgery." Mr. Talwar said,"What surgery?" The sister said ,''Is this not room number two?" He said,"No, this is room number three." The nurse said, "Sorry. Such  things happen every once in a while." and left hurriedly for room two.




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39 comments:

  1. OMG... if the husband hadn't come on time !! Nice one, Usha Ma'm :)

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    1. Thank you Sreeja. I am glad that you liked the suspense.

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  2. You have very crisply captured the prevailing truth. Happens every once in a while in most hospitals.

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    1. Thank you Asha. Yes Asha I have heard many incidents of this type. My Daughter is a Doctor. She keeps telling me such real stories.

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  3. Such things happen once in a while. NOOOO. They should not happen. My heart missed a beat. Nice post Ushaji.

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    1. Yes Kalpana, such mishaps should not happen but it does sometimes happen in real life.

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  4. Holy crap!! Things like that happen??? Scary! Mistakes like that shouldn't ever happen. WOW, awesome post! ♥

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    1. Thank you Kathy.Thank you for dropping by. Glad you liked the post.

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  5. Sharp and crisp write. Does happen every once in a while :)

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    1. Thank you Sunita. It does happen, but it is scary.

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  6. Scary but very real, In fact just a couple of weeks ago in India, a person was wrongly operated due to confusion caused by same name, mix-up between abdominal and oral biopsy..

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    1. Yes Reshma it scary but once in a while it does happen.

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    1. Thank you BK, Even the very thought is scary.

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  8. Wow, that was quite a story, although I have heard of these things happen, everytime I read something like this it scares the stuffing out of me.

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    1. Yes Maha'happy' actually in real life such incidents happen,once in a while.

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  9. My... that is scary. I have heard a lot of incidents about dentists who have removed the wrong tooth instead of the one which was to be removed. And so if I go to see a dentist I keep on repeating which tooth is paining until I am asked to shut up :)

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    1. Thank you bbss. Such things happen in all fields, but it unfortunate and also scary.

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  10. god save the patient ya! if every once in a while such things happen... :)

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    1. Thank you vaayadipenno.Welcome to my site.

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  11. It was scary for a minute.Such things in a minor way happen

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    1. Thanks a lot KP. Such mistakes are happening quite often. Thanks for visiting.

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  12. Really shocking. However, it is not once in a while, it keeps happening all the time some where or other.

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  13. What a terrible mistake it would have been!! Scary and shocking!

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    1. Thanks Shilpa. The very thought is repulsive.

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  14. There have been such cases reported where hospital staff make such blunders which can cost a patient's life. It reeks of unprofessionalism and lack of proper training. So beautifully written, Usha-ji:)

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    1. Thanks Vishal.It unfortunate that such incidents,which put a person's life at stake, are happening once in awhile.Glad you liked the post.

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  15. omg...glad the husband came in on time!

    what a story, ushajee

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    1. Thank you Ruchira for your visit. Welcome!.. Glad you liked the post.

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    2. Timely action saved a life. such things happen.

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    3. Thank you Sarala.Yes if the husband had not come in time,thw worst would have happened.

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  16. This does happen in some hospitals in our country. Ha ha

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    1. Thank you Jaishsree.It is unfortunate,but such things do happen.

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  17. I have heard such incidents happening due to carelessness of the medical staffs ... too scary !!!

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    1. You are correct Amrit. It is due negligence of the staff that such incidents happen. Thanks Amrit.

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