Consultants generally come in 3 flavours...
- Pain in the ass - Common - comes as standard with the return of the Mr. prefix
- Funny (or trying to be) - Rare but worrying comment often ensue
- Up themselves - Becoming rarer through time
Maybe it's a basic fear but to be honest I'd rather go be an idiot in front of the ward's SHO (she's so sweet and maybe I have a
Actually it didn't go too badly. Thank goodness. It could have been so much worse....
Most important lesson about consultants? Avoid or at least be polite.... then run and hide.
Quote from today... (finished talking to patient who's ears are stuffed with olive oil drops)
Doc - Olive oil embolism?
Me - I'll refer him to Gordon Ramsay then.