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10 Crazy Things Patients Say

Steve Berman | NursingLink

10 Crazy Things Patients Say

8. Can I have a rectal exam?

Is the patient here for some sort of rectal or gastrointestinal problem? Then maybe. If not, then tell this freaky patient that a rectal exam will not be necessary (but keep in mind that someone who asks this might have a myriad of health problems, not the least of which an STD or two).

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