Always pay a little attention to spelling, grammar and interpretation while writing notes.


Here is a list of medical notes written by doctors about certain patients (Trust me, these are not fake).

1. The baby was delivered, the cord clamped and cut, and handed to the pediatrician, who breathed and cried immediately.

2. The patient has been depressed since she began seeing me in 1993.

3. She has no rigors or shaking chills, but her husband states she was very hot in bed last night.

4. Patient has chest pain if she lies on her left side for over a year.

5. The patient was examined, X-rated and sent home.

6. On the second day the knee was better, and on the third day it disappeared.

7. The patient is tearful and crying constantly. She also appears to be depressed.

8. Discharge status: Alive but without my permission.

9. Healthy appearing decrepit 69 year old male, mentally alert but forgetful.

10. The patient refused autopsy.

11. The patient has no previous history of suicides.

12. Patient has left white blood cells at another hospital.

13. She is numb from her toes down.

14. The skin was moist and dry.



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An Emergency Physician by profession; writer, musician, entrepreneur, sportsman and a poet by passion, Dr. Mohit Garg is currently working as Sr. Consultant & Head of the Accident & Emergency department at Gleneagles Hospital, Mumbai. Apart from his zeal to write, he is also passionate about academics and is involved in teaching activities to young doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. This website is a source through which he fulfils his talent to write, and also to bring about a social change for society & the medical fraternity.

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