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The Resource Host, Robin Cook

Host, Robin Cook

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Robin Cook
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Devastated by the death of her boyfriend after a routine surgery, fourth-year medical student Lynn Pierce investigates the accident and discovers a string of suspicious deaths at the hospital
  • "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 anesthetic 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. They soon enter a desperate race against time for answers before shadowy forces behind Sentinel Healthcare can put a stop to their efforts once and for all" --
Summary
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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TEFOD
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813/.54
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no index present
Literary form
novels
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dictionaries
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True
Target audience
adult
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Host, Robin Cook
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http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=53E2F108-67C6-40F5-A911-68603E125FF4
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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ocn907951051
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unknown
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1 online resource (pages)
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unknown
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online
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9780698178304
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
53E2F108-67C6-40F5-A911-68603E125FF4
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(OCoLC)907951051
Label
Host, Robin Cook
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=53E2F108-67C6-40F5-A911-68603E125FF4
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn907951051
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698178304
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
53E2F108-67C6-40F5-A911-68603E125FF4
System control number
(OCoLC)907951051

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