[Ads-l] medical "Gomer"

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 4 16:46:17 EST 2020


Emily Mumford _Interns: From Students to Physicians_ Cambridge, MA: University Press, 1970
p. 207 "At the other extreme from the interesting patient, the terms "crocks," "turkeys," and "gomers," are sometimes summary criticisms which express frustrations and stress that interns and residents experience in their particular setting."

John McNab _The Education of a Doctor: My First Year on the Wards_ NY: Simon and Schuster, 1971.
p. 191 "4. A gomer -- a nice old man."

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