Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Monday, Chapters 1 through 3 Abstract
* Frank Conway enters the pathology lab complaining loudly, blaming the anesthesiologist for the death of his surgery patient.
* John Berry, who is working in the lab, listens to the rants and finds it ironic that Conway never blames himself.
* The patient, Mrs. McPherson, died during heart surgery and could not be revived...
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