-Sylvia River, open your eyes and look at me. I need to check your blood pressure again. Are you still dreaming?- -The doctor said we must get her out of the anaesthetic. She opens her eyes but she can't speak. Speak to her again.- -You've been semi-conscious since yesterday. You're due for a painkiller in fifteen minutes. Would you like it now? It will hurt for a bit.No more drugs. I gave the frogs chloroform. -What did she say?- -Something about chloroform. Careful, don't touch her tubes.- 1 can hear Miss K. -What did she say?- -She's delirious.-
Shinebourne, Jan Lo, Chiswick Hospital, Kunapipi, 20(1), 1998.