By CJ Lyons
A gripping behind-the-scenes drama of 4 ladies who face existence and dying on a daily basis On her first day at Pittsburgh's Angels of Mercy clinical middle, L.A.-transplant Lydia Fiore, the recent ER attending surgeon, loses a sufferer: the executive of Surgery's son. Now, to avoid wasting her occupation, Lydia needs to detect the reality in the back of her patient's loss of life, at the same time it leads her into unfamiliar-and risky-territory. at the very least she's now not by myself. there is med scholar Amanda, a candy Southern belle with difficulties of her personal; Gina, a resident with a chip on her shoulder; and Nora, the no-nonsense cost nurse with a funky head yet a fiery mood. let alone the paramedic who'd wish to try his bedside demeanour on Lydia.
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She loved to fantasize about a wedding, about babies—rambunctious boys all looking like Seth with his dark Huck Finn eyes and Tom Sawyer mischievousness. Until a few weeks ago, it felt like that was exactly where she and Seth were headed. The door opened before she could muster the courage to simply ﬂat-out ask him what was wrong. Elliot Weiss emerged, taking care to shut the door behind him as if their voices might disturb Jonah. ” He let her name hang in accusation. “How could you let her do this?
I’m betting that Dr. ” Nora looked worried, as if she cared about what happened to the new attending. That was Nora—a natural-born mother hen who liked it when all her chicks played nice. “That’s exactly what Dr. ” Amanda joined them, moving a bit slow after the long night. Good thing she was going into pediatrics. Gina wasn’t sure if her soft-spoken roommate had what it took to survive the pressure cooker of an emergency medicine residency. ” “Up on four, checking on my meningitis baby in the peds ICU,” Amanda said, combing her ﬁngers through her shoulder-length blond hair, which was looking a bit stringy.
The resident with a deﬁant look; the medic with one approaching sorrow or disappointment, she wasn’t certain which. ” As soon as the words left her lips, a wave of exhaustion plowed into Lydia. Her scrubs stuck to her skin, soaked with the sweat of her failed efforts to combat death. She reached out for her patient. Gently, she laid his hands over his abdomen before disconnecting the bag from the endotracheal tube. The nurses would do the rest, prepare him for his family to view. But Lydia needed to touch him one last time, to reassure herself she’d done everything humanly possible.