Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The physician writes a prescription for a pregnant patient

  • A physician and a pregnant patient

    A very pregnant young woman, not feeling her best, is sitting with a doctor in consultation. Another woman in the background is holding a container full of urine that the doctor will examine. But presumably the doctor has already determined what ails the patient, for he is writing a prescription. The ubiquitous chamber pot is…