The House of God - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

Samuel Shem
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Chapter 16 Summary

A patient named Rose Budz is killed by Hooper who does a bad chest tap and gets into her spleen and liver. He doesn't mind, because it's a great postmortem examination. A patient named Tina is killed too by dialysis the team gives her. The dialysis team made a mistake during the dialysis. No one wants to take care of the lice lady.

The team goes on a field trip with the Fish to the office of Dr. Pearlman a.k.a. the Pearl—a rich private doctor who has Musak playing in his office. Next, Roy goes to visit Molly, who is angry that Roy didn't remember Valentine's Day. Roy feels guilty. She asks him to check on a dying patient of the Runt's. Another resident goes in there and brings the man back from the brink of death so he...

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