Heavy metal cartoons

Being so involved with medicine on a daily basis it can be very difficult to appreciate and understand the concerns that your patients may have about trips to the doctor (and the dentist for that matter).

I would like to point everyone in the direction of the animated Metalocalypse show, specifically episode 3 of the third season, as that specific episode shows the band “Dethklok” going to see Doctors and Dentists for long-overdue checkups,and coming to terms with the issues they have with doing so

As entertaining as it may be, I feel the episode raises many issues and concerns that your patients will and may have regarding their visit to your Doctor’s office, Dental facility or Hospital. I know that personally during my medical education I have become relatively numb and desensitised to the concept of “a guy touching your d*ck” – especially as said guy is actually ME – something which I thought emphasises the importance of this particular episode.

Hope this puts a smile on your face, and most importantly contributes to your appreciation of what many of your patients may be concerned about while visiting your practice.

Here’s the iTunes link for season 3 of Metalocalypse – the episode in question is titled “DethHealth” in case you want to use an alternative to itunes

Cover Art Metalocalypse, Season 3


Release Date: Nov 08, 2009
Genre: Animation
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