The House of God - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Samuel Shem
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Chapter 4 Summary

Roy starts his second day at the House of God. He sees Potts, who just got off call looking very disheveled. Fats is there and teases Potts about giving Thorazine to a patient, whose blood pressure suddenly dropped. During card flip rounds, he learns about the TURF or the transfer of a patient, due to whatever reason that can be made up, to another ward. Several of the new admissions get turfed. Potts gets yelled at by Fats about the Yellow Man and not giving him steroids, as now he is much worse.

The interns learn about the electric gomer bed, or how to raise the bed high enough so that the patient falls to the ground and ends up either in orthopedics with a hip fracture or to neurosurgery with an intracranial bleed. Fats also teaches them about BUFFING a chart so...

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