This Cranqsgiving, I’m cranqful for –
Consultants who view me as their psychotherapist (or administrative assistant).
Cranquis: …your colleague was in the building, so we had her peek at the abscess. She says it appears to tunnel quite deeply into the buttock and possibly into the thigh, so she agreed that he needs surgical consult in the ER. We’re keeping him NPO since he’ll probably need to go to OR and–
General Surgeon on call: WHAT THE ^#$! How come SHE didn’t want to handle it?
Cranquis: Um… because you’re the surgeon on call? And she’s in clinic all day, and you’re at the hospital, so she was just doing us a favor of eye-balling the patient, plus he was reluctant to even come in, so she helped us convince him to–
GS: That is a load of BS, if this was an appy she would have just snatched that one up and admitted it herself, she’s always doing this to me, she’s been backstabbing me since day one, and if she thinks I’m going to just keep on putting up with this, she has another thing coming!
GS: So you better call her and let her know that I’m pissed off about this! *hangs up*
Maybe it’s just me, but if I did appendectomies and cholecystectomies all night long, I’d be kind of excited to work on a nice tunneling abscess for a change. But hey, I’m not a surgeon…