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Hi guys,
found this in some website and thought of sharing it with you so that everyone can laugh and get some relief in our stressful schedule

A 25 year old woman comes to the physician for routine health maintenance examination. She has a history of asthma and seasonal allergies. Current medications include albuterol and loratidine. His mother had a breast cancer at the age of 54. On examination her BP is 116/80, Pulse is 72/min and respirations are 16/min. Meanwhile the physician had an intense necessity to pass flatus. Which of the following is the most appropriate action?
A. Its both unethical and illegal
B. Ask the risk managemant to evaluate the case
C. Pass the flatus but keep the matter confidential
D. Sedate the patient and proceed
E. Consult the ethics committee
F. It cannot be done because the patient is DNR
G. Do not do that keeping in mind the patient's best interests
H. Seek a court order
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