Book Reviews of Embolus

Embolus
Embolus
Author: Gary Birken
ISBN-13: 9780425207352
ISBN-10: 0425207358
Publication Date: 1/3/2006
Pages: 352
Rating:
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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3.1 stars, based on 17 ratings
Publisher: Berkley
Book Type: Paperback
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A medical thriller with lots of hospital action, doctors pitted against national health, and a filtering device that may be causing death each time it is used. Dr. Alex Airoway must save her brother's life and discover what is happening at her hospital.
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Pretty good medical thriller. On the one hand, I thought the pace was a bit slow. On the other hand, I did not guess the killer, I fell for the bait.
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So-so book.
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Death is a fact of life at the Gillette Trauma Center, a prestigious Washington, D.C. facitity that gets more than its fair share of borderline cases. At some point the Drs. have all seen a recovering patient suddenly slip away as the result of a pulmonary embolus-a fatal blood clot that can form after serious injury. But lately it's been happening wiyh alarming frequency to patients of a certain Dr. Runyon. This is a very good medical thriller, a definate page-turner!!
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Gillette Trauma Center in Washington, DC sees death often, but lately, there have been unusual numbers of patients dying, and they are all under one doctor's care..
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This book was very good. I enjoyed reading it.