Teenage competition diver Mary Carroll overcomes her fear and plunges to see all eyes are averted- to her fatherly coach Stahl, who collapsed bleeding. He's brought in and the pool and hospital quarantined, as his symptoms and soon those of a flood of others indicate a meningitis epidemic. Dr. Robert Chase may have the best ideas by far and the steadiest hand, he still is in the dog-house and gets landed with endless chores, including an epic Internet search after House found Mary's case is probably not just meningitis, while Foreman gets the interesting practice and even his breaks. Meanwhile Cuddy not only makes House stay and help screening the flood of possibly infected people like everyone else in such an emergency, but orders him and his only friend Wilson to interview candidates to replace Dr. Allison Cameron, but Gregory's creativity to reject even the most suitable on dubious 'indications' such as footwear makes James conclude it's all Freudian. Written by
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Many of the doctors, including Chase and Foreman, can be seen assessing patients for meningitis without changing gloves or washing their hands between patients. This is a violation of standard precautions all hospitals use to prevent disease transmission. See more
Dr. Roger Spain (First Applicant)
[House won't hire him because of a tattoo
Wow! I thought you'd be the last person to have a problem with nonconformity.
Dr. Gregory House
Nonconformity - right. I can't remember the last time saw a twenty-something kid with a tattoo of an Asian letter on his wrist. You are one wicked free thinker! You want to be a rebel? Stop being cool. Wear a pocket protector like he does, and get a hair cut like the Asian kids that don't leave the library for twenty hour stretches. They're the ones who don't care what you ...
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