Here's a nod to DR. DINO. This was just too good not to share with the rest of the blogosphere!
First Law: The Art of Medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature takes its course.
Second Law: It is impossible to make an asymptomatic patient feel better.
Third Law: The urgency of the test is inversely proportional to the IQ of the insurance company preauthorization clerk.
Fourth Law: There is no cure for stupid.
Fifth Law: A patient's acceptance of a screening test is inversely proportional to its necessity for that particular patient.
Sixth Law: Trauma survival is inversely related to the patient's value to society.
Seventh Law: Fertility is inversely proportional to intelligence.
Eighth Law: The better the surgeon, the more reluctant s/he is to operate.
Part A: It has to be fun.
Part B: If it isn't fun, see Part A.
Tenth Law: "Simple" and "Easy" are not necessarily the same.
Eleventh Law: Poor planning on your part is not an emergency on my part.
Twelfth Law: A bad idea held by many people for a long time is still a bad idea.