COMMENT:

Anaesthesiologists, what are the best things people have said under the gas?

1.

One patient asked, "Am I in hell?" I responded, "No you're not, you're just in recovery." They replied, "That sounds like something the devil would say. Count backwards from 100 to prove it."

2.

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A patient who stroked my unshaved arm while I was trying to keep him from pulling at his IV, muttered, "you'd make such a great carpet".

3.

I had a patient start a joke before surgery and finish it when they woke up without prompting.

4.

My uncle is one and he

And what about patients?

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