(From the publisher):
SWORN TO HEAL
The first patient develops a peculiar heart rhythm before he dies. The second suffers a sudden fatal bacterial invasion. The third bleeds to death. The fourth succumbs to apparent natural causes. The reports hint as no suspicious factors in any of their deaths.
BORN TO KILL
While still living, all four patients are the subjects of a student ethics seminar in which the rights and wrongs of keeping terminally ill patients artificially alive are hotly debated. And where some of the med students are fierce advocates of pulling the plug. Then one of these young firebrands becomes an apparent suicide. It takes Mac McCall, a brilliant fourth-year student, to stumble on a nest of sexual intrigue and secret ambitions seething within the sanctuaries of this bustling big-city hospital. He discovers that the rising death count may not be an act of God but an evil work of man--a discovery that puts his own life in deadly peril beyond the powers of healing...
Original title: Mortality Rate
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense