Medicine is a serious profession. Every day, you deal with life-threatening situations — sometimes with good outcomes, sometimes with bad. But through everything is the reassuring thought that most everyone else in medicine can understand what you’re going through. We collected some light-hearted, thought-provoking, and down-right hilarious tweets to bring a smile to your face.
Please do not attempt to intubate the meat at Costco. #medtwitter pic.twitter.com/3yGEQuVsyV— Roxana Daneshjou, MD/PhD (@RoxanaDaneshjou) August 20, 2018
When the patients that take all your time are the ones who don't even have a reasonable admission criteria.#MedTwitter #SocialAdmit pic.twitter.com/l8t2l4Foba— Without Eyes (@WithoutHisEyes) August 19, 2018
A patient asked me to send him a copy of his retinal images, so he could use them in his Tinder profile. ______ #MedTwitter— Dr Daya Sharma (@DrDayaSharma) August 20, 2018
The neutrophils are confused, but they are happy about it! Happy Friday.@HemepathUAMS @PathologyUAMS @PathologyKate #HemePath pic.twitter.com/GCrXyRtdLC— Rebecca Levy, MD (@RebeccaLevyMD) August 17, 2018
Succinylcholine, Etamidate, and a CRNA #medtwitter https://t.co/RUExFXcEOh— Northern Nurse (@NorthernMurse) August 21, 2018
“Go grab a coffee and bring back some ketamine.”— Mika Hamilton (@ICUwalker) August 23, 2018
What lines do YOU hear at work that would sound completely crazy anywhere else?#Anaesthesia #WomenInMedicine #MedTwitter #JustAnotherDayAtWork
Calling all #MedTwitter friends for this #MusMeme gem. https://t.co/CAQM194MCU— Amanda Saunders-Johnston (@ajsjohnston) August 23, 2018
Just another day where I wish I could put this up in the exam rooms instead of the smiley face scale #MedTwitter pic.twitter.com/GgTamy7mSr— A. K. (@TXSyphilology) August 23, 2018
Patient satisfaction at its finest right here!— Wheezy Nurse© MSN RN (@WheezyNurse) August 24, 2018
It's the little things __ #ptexp #medtwitter #girlmedtwitter https://t.co/a1xcQIBpTc
When they get med students to practice starting IVs on each other #medtwitter #MedEd pic.twitter.com/SjIo8zrm4F— Matthew Lund (@mattlund16) August 24, 2018
Serious question for #medtwitter: If you show up at a code, and the patient is a centaur who had a cardiac arrest, ignoring the joules question, where do you think the defib pads should go? A, assuming the heart is in the human part, or B, assuming the heart is in the horse part? pic.twitter.com/OJt9haEgx3— Fred Wu, MD (@FredWuMD) July 28, 2018
#medtwitter— Chelsey Masar (@crmasarrn) August 27, 2018
Pt: You must be having a hectic night.
Me: what makes you say that?
Pt: your response times to my requests are pretty slow....