Medical Notes

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Listed under Short Stories because it qualifies as short and has nowhere else to go, Medical Notes is, in fact, just that. It is a series of short descriptions of ailments more often seen on, if not peculiar to, the Discworld, supplied by Dr Peristyle Slack, of the Ankh-Morpork Guild of Barber-Surgeons. These include:

  • Attention Surplus Syndrome
  • Florabundi's Syndrome
  • Annoia, Or Paranoia Inversa
  • Planets
  • Scroopism
  • Signitus, and
  • Bursaritis (Chronic Con-tinence)

This not-a-short-story-at-all was provided for the programme book of the 2002 Discworld Convention and has been re-published in
Once More* *with Footnotes and A Blink of the Screen.