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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
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Neurosurgeon Henry Marsh reveals the fierce joy of operating, the profoundly moving triumphs, the harrowing disasters, the haunting regrets, and the moments of black humor that characterize a brain surgeon's life. If you believe that brain surgery is a precise and exquisite craft, practiced by calm and detached surgeons, this ... brutally honest account will make you think again"--Amazon.com
Summary
A leading neurosurgeon offers a revealing look into his life and work, discussing the triumphs, disasters, and regrets of a medical practice that carries grave risks and often requires agonizing decisions
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2015
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10395263
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
609
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
stories of life, death and brain surgery
Label
Do no harm : stories of life, death, and brain surgery, Henry Marsh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson [in 2014]"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Pineocytoma -- Aneurysm -- Haemangioblastoma -- Melodrama -- Tic douloureux -- Angor animi -- Meningioma -- Choroid plexus papilloma -- Leucotomy -- Trauma -- Ependymoma -- Glioblastoma -- Infarct -- Neurotmesis -- Medulloblastoma -- Pituitary adenoma -- Empyema -- Carcinoma -- Akinetic mutism -- Hubris -- Photopsia -- Astrocytoma -- Tyrosine kinase -- Oligodendroglioma -- Anaesthesia dolorosa
Control code
902599768
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
x, 277 pages
Isbn
9781250065810
Lccn
2015002573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)902599768
Label
Do no harm : stories of life, death, and brain surgery, Henry Marsh
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson [in 2014]"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Pineocytoma -- Aneurysm -- Haemangioblastoma -- Melodrama -- Tic douloureux -- Angor animi -- Meningioma -- Choroid plexus papilloma -- Leucotomy -- Trauma -- Ependymoma -- Glioblastoma -- Infarct -- Neurotmesis -- Medulloblastoma -- Pituitary adenoma -- Empyema -- Carcinoma -- Akinetic mutism -- Hubris -- Photopsia -- Astrocytoma -- Tyrosine kinase -- Oligodendroglioma -- Anaesthesia dolorosa
Control code
902599768
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
x, 277 pages
Isbn
9781250065810
Lccn
2015002573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)902599768

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