Murphy’s administrative laws in medicine

Generalization of the Parkinson law.

The need for additional administrative premises is growing, seeking to occupy all available areas.


If two projects are to be done at the same time, however large the available working areas, both projects will need the same premises.

Administrative laws of the Rosa.

1. The clients who call to record them for an appointment never have a diary before them.

2. The phone will ring at the very moment when you finish dialing the number on the other device.

The first administrative law of medicine.

Urgent cases always take place on the busiest day.

Second administrative law of medicine.

All pharmacies urge patients to replenish supplies of drugs on the first day after the holiday.

The third administrative law of medicine.

A patient who uses the most stable spirits, always comes to the reception right before the asthmatic.

The fourth administrative law of medicine.

Any patient who needs a telephone conversation with a doctor longer than five minutes needs to be admitted.

Administrative paradox of wheelchairs.

If one patient appears in the wheelchair, soon there will be many patients in wheelchairs.

Reflex of medical examination.

The patient does not have the slightest desire to use the toilet until a nurse comes for him to take him for a checkup.

The principle of telephone disease.

Symptoms that were previously latent begin to show up clearly when the patient is talking on the phone with a doctor or at least a nurse.


The patient is never able to remember why he actually phoned until you hang up.

Rules for property stored in the office.

1. If you store something in the office long enough, you can safely throw it away.

2. If you throw something away, you will need it immediately after it does not become.

The principle of the order of orders.

Materials and supplies needed for yesterday’s procedure should be ordered no later than tomorrow before lunch.

Hersheiser’s rules for medical equipment.

1. Everything that is marked as “novelty” and / or “improved model” is not.

2. The notation “novelty” and / or “improved model” means that the price has risen.

Law of the commodity market.

If there is only one manufacturer of some medical product, the price will be awkward.

The Law of Griffin for physicians.

The more expensive a medical device, the less it will be used.

Malkob’s Law.

If the medical device works perfectly, it will be removed from production.

The Law of Jaruk.

If it is cheaper to buy a new device, the company’s management will insist on repairing the old one.


If it is cheaper to repair an old device, the company’s management will insist on purchasing the latest model.

Laws of Delaying by Down.

1. The more skillfully someone has the ability to postpone for later, the less skillful he needs to be in everything else.

2. The slower someone works, the fewer mistakes he makes.

Principle of reprint.

Reproduction errors always go in the directions of maximum entanglement.

Drammond’s law on the selection of personnel.

An ideal summary will be received the day after the vacancy is filled.

The principle of delivery.

Documents and radiographs that are really urgently needed are always sent to the wrong building.


If they fall into that building, they are not in that office.

Ornithological axiom of Logsem.

It’s hard to soar in the sky with eagles when you work with turkeys.

Law of Kranske.

Beware of the day when you have nothing to whine about.

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