The Resource Host, Robin Cook

Host, Robin Cook

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Robin Cook
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eng
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What happens when innocent hospital patients are used as medical 'incubators' against their will? Lynn Pierce, a fourth-year medical student at Mason Dixon University, thinks she has her life figured out. But when her otherwise healthy boyfriend, Carl, enters the hospital for routine surgery, she doesn't know it's the last time she will see him whole again. Devastated by Carl's death, Lynn searches for answers. Convinced there's more to the story than what the authorities are willing to reveal, Lynn uses all her resources at Mason Dixon - including her initially reluctant lab partner, Edward - to hunt down evidence of medical error or malpractice. What she uncovers, however, is far more disturbing. Hospitals associated with Sentinel Healthcare, including the one attached to Mason Dixon, have unnervingly high rates of unexplained anaesthetic complications and patients contracting serious and terminal illness in the wake of routine surgery. When Lynn and Edward begin to receive death threats, they know they're into something bigger than either of them anticipated.
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10402612
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.O5545
LC item number
H67 2015
Literary form
fiction
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True
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adult
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Robin Cook
Host, Robin Cook
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Host, Robin Cook
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rdacontent
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
406 pages
Isbn
9780399172144
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015020216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn881870095
  • (OCoLC)881870095

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