Essay on The Nurse With Kelly Sat Down
“Hello, Kelly. I’m Dr. Roberts,” he said as he extended his hand to her.
“I’m Kelly,” she replied then was suddenly embarrassed that of course he already knew her name. Why am I so nervous, she thought. And yet, if she were honest with herself, she knew the answer to that question. She wanted more medicine. She needed more medicine. And she was worried he would not agree to write a prescription for her.
He read through her history report and then examined her leg and pelvis, all the while asking questions about her accident, her hospital stay, her rehabilitation progress, and the frequency of her use of pain medication.
After the examination, he left the room and then returned to consult with her. He sat on the stool, while she sat upright on the examination table. His eyes spoke volumes as he looked seriously and intently at her.
“Kelly, I have examined your leg and pelvis and I do understand why you are still in pain. Unfortunately,…