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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

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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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What is it really like to be a brain surgeon, to hold someone's life in your hands, to drill down into the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason? How do you live with the consequences of performing a potentially life-saving operation when it all goes wrong? In this powerful, gripping and brutally honest account, one of the country's top neurosurgeons reveals what it is to play god in the face of the life-and-death situations he encounters daily. Henry Marsh gives 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 by comparison. Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2014
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StDuBDS
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1950-
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Marsh, Henry
Dewey number
  • 617.4'81'092
  • 617.481092
  • 617.481092
  • 920 MARS
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Marsh, Henry
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Brain
  • Health and Wellbeing
Label
Do no harm : stories of life, death and brain surgery, Henry Marsh
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Publication
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780297869870
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 278 pages
Isbn
9780297869870
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Do no harm : stories of life, death and brain surgery, Henry Marsh
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780297869870
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 278 pages
Isbn
9780297869870
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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