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Men in White Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Scene 4 Summary

Sidney Kingsley
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Act 2, Scene 4 Summary

The first part of this scene is essentially a demonstration of medical procedure as doctors including Wren and Pete and nurses prepare for surgery - scrubbing their hands, putting on sterile gowns, preparing instruments, etc. A nurse shows in Laura who wears a surgical gown that she says is wrinkled. The nurse says that ironing the gowns would de-sterilize them and goes about her business. Hochberg and Ferguson come in already gowned and go to the sinks to scrub. Ferguson is surprised to see Laura there. As she goes towards him Hochberg orders her to stay in the corner out of the way since she's not sterile. He tells a nurse to find Laura a mask and a stool near the operating table from which she can see everything that goes on. He goes into the operating room.

As Ferguson finishes scrubbing Wren appears and...

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