Just not as good as it could have been. Compare this book to Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science: that's good thoughtful medical writing, there. Critical Care
is almost there. As it is now, it's a collection of stories, with bits about Theresa Brown's family and her change of career thrown in. All of the patients blend together, especially since they all have cancer. It felt like it had so much promise, but fell flat in the execution.