The House of God - Chapter 23 Summary & Analysis

Samuel Shem
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Chapter 23 Summary

Roy finishes his rotation where he started, on ward 4-South under a resident named Leon. Leon keeps a low profile so they hardly ever see him. It's May 1, and they begin talking about where they are going to next. The higher ups expect the interns to stay around for another year but several want to go into psychiatry, including Roy.

He takes care of a patient named Olive O. who had been turfed into the House by her family because of an MI. Olive has strange humps that no one can figure out. The humps are disgusting to Roy and his BMS.

Roy goes out to the suburbs and discovers that the Fat Man has a lucrative practice in his home. He apologizes to the Fats for making things so difficult for him in the last rotation they had together. Fats is okay...

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