Scalpel of Honor Author:Dolores Craig The Value of a Life — Ned Slocum was dedicated to his patients. He had little time for the petty politics that ruled Grant Memorial Hospital, and little patience for the breed of doctor that let those politics rule their lives, both professional and private. And when eleven-year-old Davey Jordan was brought in with a ruptured appendix, Doctor Slo... more »cum knew that he must operate-immediately. The fact that there was no parental permission for the operation meant nothing to him; a life was at stake. And all of Ned Slocum's training had prepared him for just one thing-the saving of such lives.
But the mother resented the fact that her son had been operated on without permission, and Meredith Jordan resolved to create as much trouble as possible for the hospital-and for Dr. Ned Slocum. For Meridith Jordan was a face out of Ned Slocum's past-a bitter face that could ruin his career...« less