The Resource Do no harm : stories of life, death, and brain surgery, Henry Marsh

Do no harm : stories of life, death, and brain surgery, Henry Marsh

Label
Do no harm : stories of life, death, and brain surgery
Title
Do no harm
Title remainder
stories of life, death, and brain surgery
Statement of responsibility
Henry Marsh
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this gripping memoir, one of Britain's top neurosurgeons reveals what it is to play god in the face of the life-and-death decisions he encounters daily. The stories give us a rare insight into the intense drama of the operating theatre, the chaos and confusion of a modern hospital, the exquisite complexity of the human brain - and the blunt instrument that is surgeon's knife in comparison. But above all this is a book about the moving personal dilemmas that lie behind every operation he performs, and his encounters with patients whose lives are balanced on a knife's edge
Cataloging source
NLM
Dewey number
B/MAR
Index
no index present
LC call number
RD592.9.M37
LC item number
A3 2014
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
  • 2014 G-523
  • WL 368
Do no harm : stories of life, death, and brain surgery, Henry Marsh
Label
Do no harm : stories of life, death, and brain surgery, Henry Marsh
Publication
Note
NLM's copy autographed by the author.
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn875122710
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
x, 278 pages
Isbn
9780297869870
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)875122710

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