Health Care Today......

  1. [font="book antiqua"]two patients limp into two different american medical clinics with the same complaint. 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, has a time booked for surgery the next day and, within two days, is home recuperating.

    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?
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    the first is a golden retriever.

    the second is a senior citizen
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  3. by   SmilingBluEyes
    how bout that?

    Good one.

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