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Title:   Five Patients
Author:   Michael Crichton
Times Read:   1
Last Read:   07.27.06

Other Books Read By This Author (5)
- Dragon Teeth
- Jurassic Park
- Next
- Pirate Latitudes
- State of Fear

Notes History
Date Read Note
07.27.06 yay for birthdays... I knew I would be getting new books today so I made sure to finish this today...I hate when I finish a book like a day early... and have nothing to read for one night. Anyways... In this, Crichton relates the history of hospitals through five examples of different aspects of medicine and technology. Of course, since it was written in like 1970, I am never sure whether or not anything he says is still kind of up-to-date or if 30 years have completely invalidated his thoughts on the "current" state of medicine. I also wound up thinking about ER a lot... still though, his writing is pretty readable even when he's going on and on about how much a day at the hospital costs in 1970... and it was short.



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