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Do you watch hospital drama on television?

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3 Jul 2016 - General
 

I am obsessed with television series like ER, House and until this day I've followed Greys Anatomy which is now on its 12th season. I've always wanted to be a doctor. I've fantasized about working in a busy hospital. Instead, I am in my private practice. Actually, I sometimes still think of pursuing Surgery so I could work in the hospital and be in scrubs; but maybe that wont happen anymore, so I'll just stick to my dramas. 

Do you watch hospital drama in TV? I am obsessed with these shows but how close is it to depicting the daily realities of hospital life? 

 

 

 

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