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6th Oct '17 8:21:38 PM thatother1dude
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* Averted in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' with regards to Dr. Knox. Introduced as a medical examiner, it seems that later decisions to visit him for treatment are strange. In fact, Knox had originally been a highly skilled physician but after taking part in medical experiments on captive Ishvalans he felt he was only fit to handle the dead.
** Also averted in that medical examiners need medical degrees anyway, so any given medical examiner is qualified to work on living people as well as the dead. In fact, in many places around the word, medical examiners are basically first trained as ''pathologists'', which is often seen as one of the hardest and most prestigious branches of medicine, even if they mostly work with the dead.

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* Averted Subverted in ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' with regards to Dr. Knox. Introduced as a medical examiner, it seems that later decisions to visit him for treatment are strange. In fact, Knox had originally been a highly skilled physician but after taking part in medical experiments on captive Ishvalans he felt he was only fit to handle the dead.
** Also averted in that medical
strange[[labelnote:potentially]]Medical examiners in real life need medical degrees anyway, so any given medical examiner is qualified to work on living people as well as the dead. In fact, in many places around the word, medical examiners are basically first trained as ''pathologists'', which is often seen as one of the hardest and most prestigious branches of medicine, even if they mostly work with the dead. [[/quoteblock]]. In fact, Knox had originally been a highly skilled physician but after taking part in medical experiments on captive Ishvalans he felt he was only fit to handle the dead.
20th Sep '17 1:50:30 PM cdrood
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* A 1986 remake of ''Film/{{Stagecoach}}'' replaced alcoholic general practitioner, Doc Boone, with Doc Holliday, a dentist. He fulfilled the role of delivering the baby.
15th Sep '17 8:45:53 AM Khathi
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** Also averted in that medical examiners need medical degrees anyway, so any given medical examiner is qualified to work on living people as well as the dead.

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** Also averted in that medical examiners need medical degrees anyway, so any given medical examiner is qualified to work on living people as well as the dead. In fact, in many places around the word, medical examiners are basically first trained as ''pathologists'', which is often seen as one of the hardest and most prestigious branches of medicine, even if they mostly work with the dead.
31st Aug '17 1:38:22 AM PaulA
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* In the 2007 remake of ''Film/ThreeTenToYuma'', the posse brings a man who's been shot to Doc Potter for treatment. Potter nervously treats the man, then expresses surprise that he managed so well, since he's actually a veterinarian.

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* In the 2007 remake of ''Film/ThreeTenToYuma'', ''Film/ThreeTenToYuma2007'', the posse brings a man who's been shot to Doc Potter for treatment. Potter nervously treats the man, then expresses surprise that he managed so well, since he's actually a veterinarian.
12th Aug '17 2:35:57 PM morenohijazo
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To a ''very'' limited extent this is justified, as medical doctors in different specialties do all go through basic medical training[[note]]You can't expect an ophthalmologist to conduct a heart or liver transplant, but they can be realistically expected to diagnose a heart or epilepsy attack, provide competent first aid, stitch up a wound, assist in a childbirth[[/note]], and some of the skills of one discipline cross over. A bit.[[note]]For example, sewing up a wound is much the same for most mammals, but organs and blood vessels can be very different, so the more one has to muck about, the more a specialist is needed.[[/note]] Oftentimes a subtrope of ClosestThingWeGot, if the dentist's employed in an emergency. Compare BackAlleyDoctor, who may or may not be a licensed practitioner of medicine, but could still save your life if worst comes to worst. Compare/contrast with SuperDoc, when you can actually find a genuine doctor who is more like medicine's answer to the OmnidisciplinaryScientist.

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To a ''very'' limited extent this is justified, as medical doctors in different specialties do all go through basic medical training[[note]]You can't expect an ophthalmologist to conduct a heart or liver transplant, but they can be realistically expected to diagnose a heart or epilepsy attack, provide competent first aid, stitch up a wound, assist in a childbirth[[/note]], and some of the skills of one discipline cross over. A bit.[[note]]For example, sewing up a wound is much the same for most mammals, but organs and blood vessels can be very different, so the more one has to muck about, the more a specialist is needed.[[/note]] Oftentimes a subtrope of ClosestThingWeGot, if the dentist's employed in an emergency. Compare BackAlleyDoctor, who may or may not be a licensed practitioner of medicine, but could still save your life if worst comes to worst. Compare/contrast with SuperDoc, when you can actually find a genuine doctor who is more like medicine's answer to the OmnidisciplinaryScientist.
OmnidisciplinaryScientist. See also SurgeonsCanDoAutopsiesIfTheyWant.
8th Jul '17 1:32:35 AM bt8257
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To a ''very'' limited extent this is justified, as medical doctors in different specialties do all go through basic medical training[[note]]You can't expect an ophthalmologist to conduct a heart or liver transplant, but they can be realistically expected to diagnose a heart or epilepsy attack, provide competent first aid, stitch up a wound or assist in a childbirth[[/note]], and some of the skills of one discipline cross over. A bit.[[note]]For example, sewing up a wound is much the same for most mammals, but organs and blood vessels can be very different, so the more one has to muck about, the more a specialist is needed.[[/note]] Oftentimes a subtrope of ClosestThingWeGot, if the dentist's employed in an emergency. Compare BackAlleyDoctor, who may or may not be a licensed practitioner of medicine, but could still save your life if worst comes to worst. Compare/contrast with SuperDoc, when you can actually find a genuine doctor who is more like medicine's answer to the OmnidisciplinaryScientist.

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To a ''very'' limited extent this is justified, as medical doctors in different specialties do all go through basic medical training[[note]]You can't expect an ophthalmologist to conduct a heart or liver transplant, but they can be realistically expected to diagnose a heart or epilepsy attack, provide competent first aid, stitch up a wound or wound, assist in a childbirth[[/note]], and some of the skills of one discipline cross over. A bit.[[note]]For example, sewing up a wound is much the same for most mammals, but organs and blood vessels can be very different, so the more one has to muck about, the more a specialist is needed.[[/note]] Oftentimes a subtrope of ClosestThingWeGot, if the dentist's employed in an emergency. Compare BackAlleyDoctor, who may or may not be a licensed practitioner of medicine, but could still save your life if worst comes to worst. Compare/contrast with SuperDoc, when you can actually find a genuine doctor who is more like medicine's answer to the OmnidisciplinaryScientist.
2nd Jul '17 10:35:35 AM nombretomado
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* ''OsuTatakaeOuendan 2''--a doctor is called to "operate" on a man's bald head, a horse, and a malfunctioning microwave oven.

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* ''OsuTatakaeOuendan 2''--a ''VideoGame/OsuTatakaeOuendan2''--a doctor is called to "operate" on a man's bald head, a horse, and a malfunctioning microwave oven.
8th Jun '17 2:37:23 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/{{NTSFSDSUV}}'': Parodied when the President of the Navy has his heart covertly [[WhyAmITicking replaced with a bomb]] by the villains. Trent performs "heart surgery" by literally ripping out another person's heart with his bare hands and shoving it inside the other person's chest.
4th Apr '17 12:17:40 PM KobyFish
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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'', after one mission goes wrong, Sterling gets shot several times and has to be taken to a vet... who also turns out to be an alcoholic.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'', the ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' episode "Coyote Lovely", after one the mission goes wrong, Sterling gets shot several times and has to be taken to a vet... who also turns out to be an alcoholic.
27th Mar '17 8:27:17 PM Divra
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* ''Literature/ThePeshawarLancers'' begins with a trooper complaining about being wounded and not wanting to see "the ''[[CountryMatters yoni]]'' doctor". His CO chides him gently, saying that while their regimental surgeon ''is'' a reservist and happens to be a gynaecologist in his civilian career, he is also a fully trained battlefield surgeon, and the trooper should know better than to be angry with people who are trying to keep him alive.
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