you met with 100 doctors: 98 say you have disease "a" and 2 say you have disease "b"

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  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    you can't treat both disease "a" and disease "b." which would you treat? this is not a trick question.
     
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    I just bought a plaid fedora
     
  3. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    uh oh, bad news. the doctors say your disease is untreatable because aids can't be cured yet.
     
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    Would look good on you at your funeral for not treating disease a.
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    Magic Johnson would disagree
     
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    I'm not going to your funeral, I hate to shovel :coffee:
     
  7. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    he never had aids, just heartburn.
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    what if disease b was only caused by fucking a 49 y.o. mexislut?

    would you still go for a?
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    how many of the doctors are Jews and how many are Asian?
     
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    we're all gonna die .. just a matter of when
     
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    I would go with disease A.

    I figure this world has it's share of retards, and the two the picked B are the retards in the bunch.
     
  12. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    this is not a trick question. all 100 docs have the same h&p information, so they all know the same things about you, your background, your lab values, etc. 98 say you have disease "a" and 2 say you have disease "b." which do you treat?
     
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    Or Mayo Clinic doctors while you go to HMO.
     
  14. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    oh you know, the usual.
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    it's its and the two the picked makes no sense IMO :ucoffee:
     
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    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    what does that mean?
     
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    I guess i would get treatment for B as it must be more rare if only 2 diagnosed it.
     
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    is the negative symptoms for disease "b" more sever ?

    sounds like a slam dunk for disease "a" .
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    never pick whats behind curtain C, they always got fucked on lets make a deal
     
  20. Phillip

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    It means you pay for ridiculously good doctors outside your network who give you the right diagnosis, or the 98% that are giving you one inside some shitty insurance plan.