Mortality Rate

Mortality Rate

by Jack Chase
Mortality Rate

Mortality Rate

by Jack Chase

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Overview

There is no higher honor for students at the prestigious medical school than to be personally selected by Professor Arthur Sterling Law to participate in his weekly ethics seminar. Only the best and the brightest are considered. Only the best of these are chosen.

Each patient presented at the seminar poses an ethical dilemma, and the fiercest debates center on the question of prolonging life, particularly the cost of prolonging the life of a desperately ill patient. Can the cost be justified, or should expensive, potentially lifesaving medical care simply be withdrawn?

And there is one group of especially brilliant, especially privileged, especially arrogant students who invariably argue for pulling the plug. If it were within their power, a very real patient would die. But surely medical students do not possess such power....

As the number of suspicious deaths increases, others cling to innocent explanations, but senior medical student Mac McCall cannot ignore his own doubts. He risks his career—and ultimately his life—as he pursues a trail of sexual intrigue and death to solve the mystery of the ever-rising Mortality Rate.

Jack Chase is the author of three medical thrillers and the new political thriller Cry Chaos and Let Slip the Dogs of Tyranny. His novels have been published in multiple languages and sold throughout the world.

Jack Chase is board certified in internal medicine and infectious disease. His medical career has spanned the spectrum from clinical practice to basic research in molecular biology. He has served as director of clinical research for two multinational pharmaceutical corporations and as attending physician on the infectious disease services of a number of medical schools.

Jack is married to New York Times bestselling novelist Katherine Stone. They live in the Pacific Northwest.

Additional information about Jack Chase and his novels can be found at CryChaos.com or MedicalThriller.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798765557075
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 04/17/2022
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Jack Chase is the author of three medical thrillers and the new political thriller Cry Chaos and Let Slip the Dogs of Tyranny. His novels have been published in multiple languages and sold throughout the world.

Jack Chase is board certified in internal medicine and infectious disease. His medical career has spanned the spectrum from clinical practice to basic research in molecular biology. He has served as director of clinical research for two multinational pharmaceutical corporations and as attending physician on the infectious disease services of a number of medical schools.

Jack is married to New York Times bestselling novelist Katherine Stone. They live in the Pacific Northwest.

Additional information about Jack Chase and his novels can be found at CryChaos.com or MedicalThriller.com.
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