Angry Doctor

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Overheard...

… in the ICU.

O&G Consultant: The incidence is about one in three to four thousand births, and of course it occurs within the six weeks after delivery. The mortality can be up to 50%.

O&G MO: Wow. Have you seen this kind of case before?

O&G Consultant: Yes, many years ago when I was a registrar. I saw this woman who didn’t want to keep her pregnancy. I counseled her and she decided to keep the baby. When she delivered we found the baby had multiple congenital abnormalities, and the mother died of this condition within a month.

O&G MO: …

O&G Consultant: Yes… paved with good intentions…

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