The House of God - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

Samuel Shem
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Chapter 15 Summary

Roy is still on 4-North. Roy deals with a lady with lice that no one wants to deal with. They argue about who should delouse the woman. They are having difficulty turfing patients, because they are so difficult. Hooper, going for the Black Crow Award, gets his gomers to sign for their own postmortem examinations on admission.

They have chief rounds with the Fish and discuss a patient named Moe whose big toe has turned white from cryoglobulinemia. The Fish thinks it's a great case. They discuss Harry, a patient who they can't get rid of, because he can willingly change his heart rhythm if he's told he has to leave. Fats has to tell a woman that she has inoperable cancer because the attending physician won't do it. He winds up playing cards with her.

Roy admits Saul, who was the leukemia...

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