Five Patients: The Hospital Explained
"Crichton has an extraordinary capacity to seize upon, then make real and personal, the new and the complex, the intriguing and the frighening."
In this incisive, detailed survey of five patients, famous thriller author and doctor Michael Crichton explores the dramatic workings of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston's oldest and most prestigious.
This readable account covers not only the history of the hospital's place in society, but also the actual minute-to-minute functions of Mass General, where health professionals wage their daily battle against disease and death. Crichton's insightful look at the changes in medicine and surgery caused by technological strides of recent years makes for amazing reading.
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Review: Five PatientsUser Review - Brittany - Goodreads
Not about characters or suspense, but a hospital, so if you enjoy ER types you should like this. Read full review
Review: Five PatientsUser Review - Andrea/Devin Nunyabiz - Goodreads
Yes, Michael Crichton used to be my favorite author. I own all his books, many which I've never read. Read full review