By Robin Cook
Big apple urban medical experts Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton go back during this beautiful new novel from the ?master of the clinical mystery? (New York Times)?a ripped-from-the-headlines story of an leading edge doctor's harmful downward spiral.
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He placed a bite block between Larry’s jaws and taped the tube into place. As he stripped off his gloves the nurse asked, “His mother’s in his room. ” Her way of dumping responsibility of breaking the bad news on him rather than the ED physician. Nurses tend to protect their own, he knew. In the ED he was the outsider. He glanced at the respiratory tech. She nodded toward the door. ” Tyler sucked a deep breath, stepped out of the cramped scanner room, and stood in the hall wrestling with an explanation Larry’s mother might understand.
The PI’s radiation boys determine the dosage, it’s double checked, then sent back here electronically where it goes into the patient’s chart automatically. It’s only after I double-check the dose that Larry’s given treatment. It’s all done by computer. ” “Right. No chance of human error. ” He considered this suggestion a moment. “I dunno . . ” D e ad l y E r r o r s | 45 Michelle threw up both hands. “Okay, okay, you made your point. The protocol is inviolate. But what about someone else? ” “Impossible.
She recited it. He scribbled it on a Post-It. ” 16 | A l l e n W y l e r His throat constricted, his eyes misted. “Me too, Nancy. Gotta run. ” Reluctantly he hit the disconnect button and dialed the ED. “Doctor Mathews answering. ” “Thanks for getting back to me right away. ” Tyler’s heart sank. “What? ” “No. Worse than that. ” “Herniating? ” “That’s all well and good, but that’s sure as hell what it looks like from this end. ” Papilledema. A bad sign meaning the nerves at the back of the eyes were full of fluid from elevated pressure inside the skull.