ILLUMINATION
Published in

ILLUMINATION

Medicine & Reality

The “Demented” Patient

“He ain’t right in the head”

Photo by jesse orrico on Unsplash

were the first words I heard from my patient’s companion.

I’d done my standard introduction. “Hello I’m Michael Burg, one of the doctors in the emergency department. How can I help you today?”

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store