Archive January 2013 XIV, No. 1

Cutting Remarks - The Waiting Room

You learn a lot when you visit the patient's family after surgery.

John Kelly, IV

John Kelly, IV

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patient's family FRIENDLY CHAT Meeting with the patient's family after surgery in the waiting room is always a fun sociological exercise.

The waiting room is a cross-section of family life. I just wish I had more slices of The Waltons instead of Modern Family. Still, I always marvel at the variety of personality styles I encounter in the waiting room.

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