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Code 15

3.38  ·  Rating details ·  69 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
When Code 15s?deaths due to seemingly preventable medical errors?rise at Dade Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Morgan Connolly, Chief of Emergency Medicine, is suspected of losing her edge. But she suspects that someone is cutting a deadly path of vengeance through the hospital?a path that may end with Morgan facing her own demise at the hands of a madman.



Paperback, 416 pages
Published November 24th 2009 by Jove (first published October 14th 2009)
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Judy
Dec 05, 2013 rated it it was ok
Medical thrillers are pretty predictable and this one was no exception. It kept me turning pages even though I was pretty sure who the bad guy was (yep). The ending made me throw down the book in disgust. Also, Morgan seemed to lack common sense and had no problem discussing cases and patients with any old body. HIPAA anyone?

Whenever I read medical mysteries I am reminded why we all have to wait so long to be seen in a medical facility--because the doctors and staff are all busy interrogating su
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Hope
Sep 12, 2016 rated it it was ok
Called it immediately as to who the killer was.
I couldn't suspend my disbelief enough to truly enjoy this book.
- Why would the Jewish girl let some random put a cross necklace on her?
- As if it would be that easy to bring in metal objects into an MRI area if it would have that much of an impact
- Also the author has one character explain the meaning of stat to a candy striper!! Even for people that don't work in a medical setting, everyone in this day and age has seen at least one tv show set in
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Bob Duncanson
Jul 21, 2010 rated it really liked it
Excellent who-done-it mystery. Keeps you interested and intrigued. This author gets better with every book. Especially interested for those that like medical type mysteries but really for anyone that likes to try and sleuth it out themselves.
Mohammad Hassan
Sep 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I have a love-hate relationship with this book now. I had a hard time putting it down but it was a bit redundant at times. *Spoiler Alert* The outcome is unimaginable.
Amanda
Dec 31, 2009 rated it liked it
Shelves: fiction
It was entertaining and I enjoyed it.
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Mar 11, 2014 rated it liked it
A pretty good easy read, no complicated plot twists but entertaining.
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Good read. I enjoyed reading the book
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Solid read with some drama. Very middle of the road-average.
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Gary Birken is a full-time pediatric surgeon who serves as the Surgeon-in-Chief of the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

In his spare time he also plays tennis and basketball and holds a black belt in martial arts. He is a father of four.

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