The Resource Cell, Robin Cook

Cell, Robin Cook

Label
Cell
Title
Cell
Statement of responsibility
Robin Cook
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The New York Times-bestselling author and master of the medical thriller returns with a top-notch fusion of groundbreaking medical science and edge-of-your-seat suspense. George Wilson, M.D., a radiology resident in Los Angeles, is about to enter a profession on the brink of an enormous paradigm shift, foreshadowing a vastly different role for doctors everywhere. The smartphone is poised to take on a new role in medicine, no longer as a mere medical app but rather as a fully customizable personal physician capable of diagnosing and treating even better than the real thing. It is called iDoc. George's initial collision with this incredible innovation is devastating. He awakens one morning to find his fiancée dead in bed alongside him, not long after she participated in an iDoc beta test. Then several of his patients die after undergoing imaging procedures. All of them had been part of the same beta test. Is it possible that iDoc is being subverted by hackers-and that the U.S. government is involved in a cover-up? Despite threats to both his career and his freedom, George relentlessly seeks the truth, knowing that if he's right, the consequences could be lethal."--
Summary
Entering a profession on the brink of radical transformation by a new smartphone technology capable of diagnosing and treating patients, radiology resident George Wilson is horrified when his fiancee and several patients die after beta testing the technology. By the best-selling author of Intervention
Storyline
Tone
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10246737
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cook, Robin
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physicians
  • Medical technology
  • Murder
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Medical technology
  • Murder
  • Physicians
  • Thriller
  • Roman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
Target audience
adult
Label
Cell, Robin Cook
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn849719048
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9780399166303
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013037703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)849719048
Label
Cell, Robin Cook
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn849719048
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9780399166303
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013037703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)849719048

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