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Jordan Grumet is an Internist who practices in the Chicago suburbs. His poetry has appeared in The Annals Of Internal Medicine and The Journal Of General Internal Medicine. His short stories have been featured on KevinMD.com and in Medical Economics. He blogs at In My Humble Opinion and can be followed on twitter at @jordangrumet.


The Anatomy of a Hospital Admission

Jordan Grumet | October 3, 2013
If Hattie had but one flaw, it was that she held her doctors in too high esteem. So when her blood pressure came up a little high, she was too embarrassed to admit that she hadn't taken her prescription in over a week. Two days later, Hattie showed up to the emergency room...