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Today's Joke About The Elderly
Monday, March 10, 2014
Health Care Differences
Two patients limp into two different medical clinics with identical complaints.
Both have trouble walking and appear to require a hip replacement. The first patient is examined within the hour, is x-rayed the same day and has a time booked for surgery the following week.
The second sees the family doctor after waiting a week for an appointment, then waits eighteen weeks to see a specialist, then gets an x-ray, which isn't reviewed for another month and finally has his surgery scheduled for 6 months from then.
Why the different treatment for the two patients?
The first is a Golden Retriever...
...the second is a Senior Citizen.
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