Throwback Thursday: Where’s Pokey?

If a doctor can properly identify a patient’s symptoms, she or he can diagnosis the patient’s problem and work toward a treatment plan. This is especially important when a case of progressive gumbyism is suspected.

Courtesy of the Baylor College of Medicine Archives
Courtesy of the Baylor College of Medicine Archives

Fortunately, this is an easy diagnosis, and the treatment plan is clear. As we all know, the only cure for a Gumby is a Blockhead.

Let’s just hope this cartoon, from the 1983 Aesculapian Yearbook, courtesy of the Baylor College of Medicine Archives, wasn’t based on a real medical student.

-By Andy Phifer

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