A Case of Need
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By Michael Crichton

fiction | 416 pages | Published in NaN

Written as Jeffery Hudson in 1968.A Case of Need is Michael Crichton's award-winning debut novel, written shortly after he completed his medical internship. Set against the ever-building pressure and pace of a large Boston medical center, the tensions flare-and explode-when a surgical operation tragically ends in death, raising countless questions. Was it accidental malpractice? A violation of the Hippocratic oath? Or cold-blooded murder?

ISBN_13:9780451210630

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The truth is, no one really knows what causes birth defects.

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You know what the first rule of medicine is? It's the same as the first rule of life. First, do no harm.

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Panic is the enemy of rational thought.

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Sometimes a surgeon has to make a decision in a matter of seconds. There's no time for doubt.

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In medicine, we often have to make choices with imperfect information.

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Jealousy is a powerful motivator.

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The truth is, we're all capable of doing terrible things under the right circumstances.

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Fear can cloud judgment.

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Sometimes the line between right and wrong is blurred.

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Justice can be elusive in a world filled with corruption.

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