Ok, when the fuck did this happen. When did the number of tests and exams DECREASE, and the number of referrals INCREASE? Like, what if ANY job does a primary care doctor do anymore?
Then if you aren't flat out dying, no matter what the doctor, you just suck it up and do some half-hearted treatment, and hope nothing goes wrong?
Don't even get me started on "the front office." Patient: "Yes, hi, I was refereed to this doctor because my physician said I needed to see a gastrointerologist for a condition that has been bothering me for two weeks."Bitch at the front desk: "How about an appointment 5 weeks from now?"
Hey, I got a bright idea, how about before my condition worsens so badly that I turn into the teaser opening of House M.D., we fucking use our brainpower and SAVE me the trip to the fucking hospital?
I'm sure the people treating strokes, gunshots, and heroin overdoses just LOVE treating people halfway between emergency and hypochondria all because of how no one thinks, hey this person is sick, but not dying, let's ignore this. I mean what's the point of seeing a doctor?
Don't get me started on seeing "the other guy" whom your doctor DIDN'T recommend because you can't get a decent time for an appointment with the doctor you were recommended. There's no guarantee you're even getting a decent doctor, and are getting Doctor Fuckin' Nick instead of Hibbert!
Fuck me fuck this, fuck the world fuck the fucking conquering fuck of fuckington McFuckville Fucklandia on planet fuck in the FUCK-U nebula in all of FUCKING FUCKDOM.
Now if you excuse me, I'm off to eat a smidgen of boiled meat, bland rice, and all the mashed potatoes (no butter) I can eat. MERRY CHRISTMAS TO MY FUCKING STOMACH.
Here's hoping Doctor whoever the fuck is worth his degree. Cheers.