Monday, May 30, 2011

A Challenge for Nurse Melanie

Title: A Challenge for Nurse Melanie
Author: Isabel Moore
Copyright: 1963
Publisher: Ace
Illustrator: Bob Schinella
Review available

His signature is in the lower right-hand corner.

Melanie Woods had all the qualifications of a fine nurse—intelligence, quickness and dedication. But one fault threatened her brilliant career; she placed people ahead of rules. So when Melanie, acting almost instinctively, performed an emergency tracheotomy with only a penknife and a key, the Director of Nurses gave her a final warning. Although Melanie promised to obey hospital rules in the future, could she live up to her promise when a dying man requested the one thing forbidden to him?

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