Just get the Morphine!

The setting: An ICU somewhere in Florida a long time ago
  1. Doctor to Patient (loudly with heavy accent), "I'm going to put in a central line."
  2. Patient (nervously, louder than Doctor), "Please don't hurt me! I cannot take pain Doctor!"
  3. Doctor, "Nurse, get 5 mg morphine!"
  4. Nurse scurries out of room, draws up morphine and gradually administers to Patient. "5mg morphine delivered", said Nurse
  5. Patient, even louder, "Doctor I get nervous when I'm in pain."
  6. Doctor, "Nurse, get another 5 mg morphine!"
  7. Nurse scurries out of room again, draws up morphine and gradually administers to Patient. "5mg morphine delivered", said Nurse
  8. Patient, shouting at the top of her lungs, "You're going to hurt me!"
  9. Doctor shouts back, "You're making me nervous! I just want to put in this central line! You keep shouting!"
  10. Patient, crying, "Please don't be nervous Doctor. I don't want my doctor to be nervous!"
  11. Doctor, "Nurse, get another 5 mg morphine!"
  12. Nurse scurries out of room again, draws up morphine.
  13. Charge nurse comes into med room. "What's going on in there? Everyone's shouting! Did you draw up the morphine again?!?"
  14. Nurse, "Yes I did. I'm just not sure who I am going to inject with it!"
  15. Another true story from Adventures in Nursing.