Doctors have their hands full and their work cut out for them. Many times, a skilled doctor is all that stands between a patient and the Grim Reaper. As such, it makes sense that certain wielders of medicine have seen many shocking things; the pay may be great, but theirs is no easy profession. A few doctors even relay their patient's last words. Medical care providers often encounter patients that are alive against the odds - given their physical state. Amassed below are the tales from medical professions on Reddit who've seen some extraordinary cases - and a patient with an upside down lung is only one of the astonishing anecdotes.
He Had An Upside Down Lung
A Car Fell On His Face
One Patient Had A Machete Lodged In His Head
One Patient Survived A Chainsaw
This Patient Lived On But Not Really
This Patient Lived 18 Months Longer Than Anyone Expected