Like many of the relatively flat Midwestern states, Indiana hosts a large number of public and private golf courses. The cartoon (above) features the Hoosier founder of the Wood Library-Museum, Paul Wood, as an overly deliberate duffer whose shouldered golf club has become a bird’s perch near the golf course’s tea stand. Wood’s caddy appears to be falling asleep (anesthetized?) while carrying the anesthesiologist’s golf bag—a bag which is relaying a mythical patient’s vital signs from the operating room. Perhaps the cartoonist was encouraging Paul Wood to abandon the golf tee and to stick with sipping tea…. (Copyright © the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.)

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