Friday, May 27, 2005
Conversation During Lobotomy
Scroll down the page on this link to read an excerpt from Trepanation: History, Discovery, Theory. By Robert Arnott.
The long excerpt is a conversation between two doctors and a lobotomy patient during the actual lobotomy surgery.
Doctor: Glad you're being operated?
Frank: Yes, it makes me feel better.
Doctor: Why all the fuss?
Frank: Oh, I can't help it. I can't breathe. Hey, what are you doing there?
More about this in Adventures with an Ice Pick: A Short History of Lobotomy