18 Awesome Pokemon GO Medical Memes for Doctors and Nurses and Patients!

Pokemon GO, the augmented reality smart phone game, has taken the world by storm.  Millions of addicted players are roaming the streets, day and night, hunting pikachus with gross disregard for everyone around them.  And what better way to discuss how Pokemon GO has affected doctors, nurses and patients alike than 18 perfectly described medical memes explaining the many ways life is now different in a post Pokemon world.  Please enjoy these 18 original Happy Hospitalist Pokemon medical memes and feel free to add your own in the comments below.  Now stop reading and GO Pokemoning!


"Waiting for call light to get answered while everyone plays Pokemon GO."

WAITING FOR CALL LIGHT TO GET ANSWERED WHILE EVERYONE PLAYS POKEMON GO.


"The number of ER patients playing Pokemon GO is too damn high!"

THE NUMBER OF ER PATIENTS PLAYING POKEMON GO IS TOO DAMN HIGH.


"You said you weren't playing Pokemon GO when you called in sick three days this week.  The lie detector determined that was a lie."

YOU SAID YOU WEREN'T PLAYING POKEMON GO WHEN YOU CALLED IN SICK THREE DAYS THIS WEEK.  THE LIE DETECTOR DETERMINED THAT WAS A LIE.


"You get discharged!  And you get discharged!  Everyone gets discharged! (when playing Pokemon Go))"

YOU GET DISCHARGED AND YOU GET DISCHARGE.  EVERYONE GETS DISCHARGED WHEN PLAYING POKEMON GO


"Am I the only one around here not playing Pokemon GO?"

AM I THE ONLY ONE AROUND HERE NOT PLAYING POKEMON GO


"You brought your kid to the ER because he wouldn't stop playing Pokemon GO?  WTF!"

YOU BROUGHT YOUR KID TO THE ER BECAUSE HE WOULDN'T STOP PLAYING POKEMON GO.  WTF.


"That face you make when ER patients check in playing Pokemon GO in triage."

THAT FACE YOU MAKE WHEN ER PATIENTS CHECK IN PLAYING POKEMON GO IN TRIAGE.


"You want Dilaudid for 12/10 pain, but you're playing Pokemon GO in my ER? No...No! No! No!"

YOU WANT DILAUDID FOR 12/10 PAIN, BUT YOU'RE PLAYING POKEMON GO IN MY ER.  NO NO NO NO


"What if I told you playing Pokemon GO in the ER will automatically get you Tylenol for pain."

WHAT IF I TOLD YOU PLAYING POKEMON GO IN THE ER WILL AUTOMATICALLY GET YOU TYLENOL FOR PAIN.


"You came to the hospital for sepsis, but you want to come and go as you please to catch pikachus?"

YOU CAME TO THE HOSPITAL FOR SEPSIS BUT YOU WANT TO COME AND GO AS YOU PLEASE TO CATCH PIKACHUS?


"Came to the ER looking for Dilaudid but left AMA to play Pokemon GO instead."

CAME TO THE ER LOOKING FOR DILAUDID BUT LEFT AMA TO PLAY POKEMON GO INSTEAD


"If you could stop playing Pokemon GO in the ER that would be great."

IF YOU COUD STOP PLAYING POKEMON GO IN THE ER THAT WOULD BE GREAT.


"I see you caught 77 pikachus while your patient called 911 for help, but that's none of my business."

I SEE YOU CUAGHT 77 PIKACHUS WHEIL YOUR PATIENT CALLED 911 FOR HELP, BUT THAT'S NONE OF MY BUSINESS.


"Tell me again how you came to the ER with the worst headache ever, while playing Pokemon in the waiting room."

TELL ME AGAIN HOW YOU CAME TO THE ER WITH THE WORST HEADACHE EVER WHILE PLYING POKEMON IN THE WAITING ROOM.


"Prepare yourself.  Your doctors and nurses are too busy playing Pokemon GO."

PREPARE YOURSELF.  YOUR DOCTORS AND NURSES ARE TOO BUSY PLAYING POKEMON GO.


"One does not simply claim 12/10 pain while in the ER playing Pokemon GO."

ONE DOES NOT SIMPLY CLAIM 12/10 PAIN WHILE IN THE ER PLAYING POKEMON GO.


"There's a pikachu in room 12 I need to catch.  But you have 6 patients to finish charting on."

THERE'S A PIKACHU IN ROOM 12 I NEED TO CATCH.  BUT YOU HAVE 6 PATIENTS TO FINISH CHARTING ON.


"I don't always play Pokemon GO at the hospital.  But when I do, the patients with 12/10 pain are usually joining in."

I DON'T ALWAYS PLAY POKEMON GO AT THE HOSPITAL BUT WHEN I DO, THE PATIENTS WITH 12/10 PAIN ARE USUALLY JOINING IN.



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