This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
When Code 15s?deaths due to seemingly preventable medical errors?rise at Dade Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Morgan Connolly, Chief of Emergency Medicine, is suspected of losing her edge. But she suspects that someone is cutting a deadly path of vengeance through the hospital?a path that may end with Morgan facing her own demise at the hands of a madman.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Gary Birken, M.D., grew up on Long Island, trained at Ohio State University, and is now the chief of pediatric surgery and medical director for the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. Final Diagnosis is his first novel.From Publishers Weekly:
Birken (Embolus) delivers a middling medical thriller with an attractive but poorly written protagonist. Dr. Morgan Connolly, chief of emergency medicine at a Florida hospital, is a successful and capable doctor, but suddenly her life is falling apart: she learns she's pregnant just as her husband leaves her; her father is mysteriously murdered; and her investigation of several unexpected deaths at the hospital paradoxically angers the hospital administrators, who call her competence into question. Exhausted, baffled and worried, Morgan realizes she has been targeted by an enemy she must identify before he destroys her. Morgan is a strangely passive heroine, seeming almost unconcerned about her father's murder and the looming specter of single motherhood. Depictions of hospital rivalries add authenticity, but fail to mask a weak plot and various inconsistencies. (Dec.)
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Jove, 2009. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110515147206
Book Description Jove, 2009. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0515147206
Book Description Jove, 2009. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Original. Seller Inventory # DADAX0515147206
Book Description Jove. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0515147206 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0195709
Book Description Jove, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0515147206