Forgot your password?  

First, Do No Harm Chapter Summary & Analysis - Epilogue and Acknowledgements Summary

Lisa Belkin
This Study Guide consists of approximately 43 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of First, Do No Harm.
This section contains 705 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our First, Do No Harm Study Guide

Epilogue and Acknowledgements Summary and Analysis

Belkin notes: "This book is about making choices - and living with them." (262). She wrote the book four years after the events took place. The epilogue updates us on her characters' conditions after October. Armando is fairly happy at Bart's, and while his new wheelchair ultimately doesn't suit him, he finds peace in the care facility. Armando continues to maintain that he wants to live. He says his life has value, that he sees his family and spends time outside. And he's happy to be alive because he knows that if he hadn't gotten shot he would have died some other time. But over time, his cost of care increases beyond Hermann's ability to pay, even at Bart's. Hermann gives Bart's one month to train Armando's family how to take care of him. Armando goes home, where his family cares for...

(read more from the Epilogue and Acknowledgements Summary)

This section contains 705 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our First, Do No Harm Study Guide
Copyrights
First, Do No Harm from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook