Yup. 7151 W. Main Street, Apartment 1 is not a residence. There’s not even an apartment there. It’s a McDonalds.
A patient came in with a “hard lump” on his stomach which ended up being an abscess with quite a bit of surrounding cellulitis. The doc did an incision and drainage on the abscess and started the patient on Bactrim, suspecting that the infection was MRSA.
We got the report back while I was working and the doc was right. It was MRSA. But the MRSA was resistant to Bactrim and the patient needed to be started on a different antibiotic to treat the cellulitis.
We called the phone number the patient gave us. Disconnected.
We looked up the patient’s address to see if there was an alternate phone. As a matter of fact, there was … Welcome to McDonalds, may I take your order?
Hey, bud. You may have waltzed out without paying for your treatment, but have fun with your McSepsis and your McSkinGraft – or maybe even your McCasket.
What goes around comes around.