Robert Burns, MD
Burns R.; A Simple Procedure: A Play in One Act. Ann Intern Med. 1999;130:158-160. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-130-2-199901190-00013
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1999;130(2):158-160.
Setting: A hospital room in a suburban teaching hospital. There is a chair to the right (stage right) of the bed with a large stuffed bear in it. There are a few books and a box of chocolates on the bedside stand. The door to the room is stage left.
Characters: Sarah Williams, 72 years of age. She is dressed in a blue gown and a matching robe.
Ken Porter, MD, 38 years of age. He is wearing a wrinkled white coat.
At curtain up, SARAH is lying in bed, watching the television that is located over the audience. KEN enters the stage after knocking; he does not wait for SARAH's permission. He is carrying SARAH's chart.
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