by N B Ackerman


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In the weekly Mortality/Morbidity Conference, it is announced that the patient, Caroline Hartman, has died of a heart attack. The third year medical student, Jeremy Gold, who did the admitting history and physical exam, questions this diagnosis. When the autopsy reveals that the patient has been poisoned, the medical student works with the police to find the identity of the murderer. They discover that the victim was a nurse who worked at the hospital. Four surgeons and the medical director had dealings with the victim when she worked at the hospital. A blackmail scheme is discovered, and the murderer is eventually found.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780595132393
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/09/2000
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

1The M & M Conference1
2The Library6
3The Post Mortem Room13
4On the Surgical Floor19
5At Home26
6Audrey Gunther32
7Chief's Rounds38
8Chief's Office43
9Pathology Office49
10Chief of Pathology's Office55
11At Home63
12The M & M Conference69
13The Chief's Office75
14The Police Arrive81
15The Patient's Room87
17The Night Nurses100
18Waxenbaum's Office106
19At Home111
20The Other Patient114
21The Bank Account121
22Into the Past128
23Matching Labels136
24Night Call144
25Confronting the Five152
26Dr. Charles Pigeon160
27Dr. Arthur Pinero167
28Dr. Howard Wales174
29Dr. Richard White181
30Dr. Anthony Aponte189
32At Home204
33Miss Gunther and Miss Malone208
34Answering Questions216
35The Locker Room225
36The Chief's Office235

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