Dancing For Distractions - Joan's Story

Dancing For Distractions - Joan's Story

“You can keep sleeping” I hear the resident whispered over me, but it’s too late. The cold stethoscope is sending shivers down my back, I can hear the beeps coming from the IV pump, and the lights overhead have already flashed in my eyes. This is an occurrence called pre-rounds, because who does not love being woken up by a 6:30am physical exam? This is not a scenario children should be accustomed to yet too many are.