good intern case

A routine patient management case of some complexity, tediousness, or disagreeable aspects of no interest to a senior physician, which can be given to an intern to take the clinical history, perform the examination, and all the ‘scut’ activities including ordering and chasing the imaging studies and lab tests for its putative educational value
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good intern case

Graduate education A routine Pt management case of some complexity, tediousness, or disagreeable aspects of no interest to the senior physician that can be palmed off on an underling to do the interview, examination, and scut for its putative educational value. See Intern.
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