Tuesday, December 1, 2009
"please sir just few prescriptions of these[/day]"...this is what i have been hearing from MRs[medical reps] in opds who visit regularly [whole week] and bombard the innocent docs[interns] sitting there with loads of new meds[trade names of same old drugs] and rarely sometimes with free samples...sometimes i find more MRs than the patients in the department wandering here and there with their bags and targeting/torturing every pg/intern they come across.More often it has so happened that its difficult to decide whether to talk to them or to the patients who keep pestering us with their year[like one patient who has a pain problem from 15 years but has never bothered to show it to any doc] old problems.
on the brighter side they r few advantages as well-free meds,pens[which i never use] and get to learn quite a few funky cool trade names[atleast it impresses the patient!] of the drugs.
1-those of u who think am a sadist and experiment on patients like guinea pigs r mistaken...we write[most of the times] only those drugs which r safe and dont have any untoward rxns.
2-ortho is such a dull field-just xrays/pulling,pushing/mending bones....
3-had been to my native yest-@ seaside[west coast]