The hospital emergency room is supposed to be a place of utmost seriousness, but it also features in some of the more amusing medical anecdotes.




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Obese woman brought to emergency room is discovered to have various household items concealed in the folds of her flesh.


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Man dressed as
superhero knocks himself unconscious after tying wife to bed.*


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Woman goes to emergency room when potato used as a pessary sprouts in her vagina.


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Startled man knocks himself out when family pet sticks its cold nose into his genitals.*


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An elderly patient met his demise when the gurney he was strapped to rolled away with him.


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The face of the CPR training mannequin was modeled after the deceased daughter of the doctor who invented it.


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The Red Cross charges for its assistance.


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Punk rocker with “Keep off the grass” tattooed above her green-dyed pubic hair awakens from surgery to find her thatch gone and a “Had to mow it” note from the surgeon.


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Doctors let die those patients who’ve indicated they’ll donate their organs.


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Humorous accounts of examinations performed on patients.


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Accident victims die because paramedics confuse Lance Armstrong Live Strong bracelets with “Do Not Resuscitate” bands.


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A machine-shop worker tore his scrotum in a piece of machinery and then stapled it back together.