Viral Message: Failure to adhere to these and other evidence-based rules could lead to fines, imprisonment, or to patients losing their entitlement to high quality emergency medical care.
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Failure to adhere to these and other evidence-based rules could lead to fines, imprisonment, or to patients losing their entitlement to high quality emergency medical care. These “science-based” rules apply to vulnerable patients of all diversities: those who are transgender, those with a fetus, and those with severe acute illness are no exception.
“My temperature is normally low, so 98.6 is a fever for me”
“I don’t have chest pain, it’s just a [pressure/tightness/heaviness]”
“My doctor usually gives me an antibiotic to treat [viral disease]”
“I’m spitting up blood”
“I have a high pain tolerance”
“I have multiple complaints”
“It’s in my chart”
“I know my body”
“I must be allergic to [medication] because my [close relative] is allergic”
“I need that medication that starts with a D”
“A good while”
“The flu shot gave me the flu”
“My doctor sent me to the ED for [non-indicated test]”
“My kid doesn’t usually complain, so I know he/she’s sick”
“I don’t like doctors”
“I don’t like nurses”
“I don’t like hospitals”
“I don’t like needles”
“I don’t believe in taking medicine”
“I’m just not myself”
“They didn’t do nothing for me”
Viral Message Verification:- The article was published in a Satire website GomerBlog.com, with the headline CDC Bans Certain Phrases from Use by Patients in the Emergency Department, we did not find any other reference to justify this claims by this satire website.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not issued any such warnings on any latest press release.
The about us of the website GomerBlog.com reads as “GomerBlog.com is a satirical medical news website created by a bunch of wannabe stand up comedians who ended up in healthcare. What started as a joke now sees 2-3 million pageviews a month from all different Healthcare Professionals like yourself!
Hopefully we can help get you through your day, even if we only make you laugh a few minutes before changing room 312’s bedpan, or admitting that obnoxious drunk at 2:13am.”