Originally Posted by pdhenry
Doctors/nurses in an OR engage in all kinds of smalltalk, at least in my experience, both when the patient is awake and knocked out.
While I was having something done under local anesthesia, the doctors performing the operation did send someone out to order some pizza delivered. Which was really kinda annoying, because I was getting pretty hungry at the time because they were behind schedule, and it was past lunch. They timed it pretty well too, because right about when they were done, someone came back from the front desk wondering what idiot it was ordering a pizza