Dr. Gacy to the O.R.

Worst Pediatric Idea Ever. Hey everyone, let’s ease the worries of children facing surgery by bringing CLOWNS into the operating room!

“Clowns successfully distracted children aged five to 12 years while they were put under anaesthesia for surgery.”

SURGERY CLOWNS EASE CHILD ANXIETY

This is all courtesy of an organization called the Theodora Foundation, who appear to be an international Patch Adams Overdrive disaster who do this everywhere.

4 thoughts on “Dr. Gacy to the O.R.

  1. How do they get “footies” over those shoes?
    “Scalpel.” *thwack* “Foreceps.” *thwack* “Goosehorn.” *ooga – ooga!*

    1. Re: How do they get “footies” over those shoes?
      Just as you’re losing consciousness and the room fades, you think you see the surgeon sauntering out, handing scalpels to each clown and winking…

  2. “But their clowning around annoyed most medical staff – who were concerned it interfered with normal working protocols, says a report in Pediatrics.”
    Damn those doctors and their protocols!

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