"Scalpel...clamp...uh oh, we need some suction...suction, come on ... clear!" No this isn't ER, nor Chicago Hope, it's Arthur Hailey's riveting hospital suspense drama, "Final Diagnosis". This eye-gluing, can't-put-down novel is a novel like no other. If you like hospital shows like ER and Chicago Hope, then you're gonna like this novel as well, maybe even better. Hailey takes his audience behind the curtains in the hospitals that we norms leave all our hopes and health in, and brings us the true environment that surrounds our residential medicine men/women, from love, pride, money, ethics, and most importantly of all politics. This book mainly surrounds an aging pathologist, Dr. Joe Pearson,who's years of service at the Three Rivers Hospital are coming to an end. Colleagues nd adversaries feel that he may be a hazard to his patient's health. The main struggle lies within Joe to realize that he is through. Love seems to always find it's way into everything. In this novel love hits two surgeons who are "just friends" and a young nurse and a young pathologist. Overall this book is one everyone can enjoy, whether you read for the love the hospital drama or for the main issue your sure to enjoy.