by Willilam Lynes, MD
Luger rounds; the expression implies ending the life of a patient whose illness requires an overwhelming effort to maintain, while being to sick to survive. It is an ominous coincidence when Dr. Philip Thomas is admitted to the ICU. He had confronted the possible assassin, but is now comatose; and Luger rounds candidate. Nightmarish dreams begin, while the assassin skulks in the darkness.