Pet Peeves (April 2016)
Read about last-minute requests, impatient patients, and other pet peeves.
I need to refill my Abilify. My flight is leaving in 1/2 an hour!
Candy “Refills.” Pharmacist: “What name are you picking up for?” Patient: “I just need to buy this candy bar.”
Requests for Loans. Patient: “I ran out of hydrocodone refills. Can you loan me a few?”
No Respect for Privacy. Patient: “What’s the harm in standing right behind the customer at the counter?” Pharmacist: “Have you heard of the HIPAA Privacy Rule?”
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