I'm Gonna Slap Those Doctors
Primary Category: Literature / Poetry
- Chen, Irene
- Date of entry: Nov-11-2002
A patient expresses his anger and frustration with the physicians who are treating him. A recovering alcoholic, he feels particularly sensitive to what he perceives as the doctors' self-righteousness, and imagines how he would get even with them.
Published in: Annals Int. Med., 111: 97 (1989) and in Medicine Stone (Santa Barbara: Fithian Press, 2002)
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