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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table
 

Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Westaby, Stephen

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Grim Reaper sits on the heart surgeon's shoulder. A slip of the hand and life ebbs away. The balance between life and death is so delicate, and the heart surgeon walks that rope between the two.

ISBN 9780008209360
Release Date 1 March 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table
 

Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table (Hardback)

By Westaby, Stephen

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Grim Reaper sits on the heart surgeon's shoulder. A slip of the hand and life ebbs away. The balance between life and death is so delicate, and the heart surgeon walks that rope between the two.

ISBN 9780008196769
Release Date 1 March 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers
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When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air (Paperback)

By Kalanithi, Paul

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At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live. This book tells his story.

ISBN 9781784701994
Published 3 January 2017 by Vintage
Interest Age Young Adults
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Raising the Dead: Organ Transplants, Ethics and Society
  

Raising the Dead: Organ Transplants, Ethics and Society (Hardback, New title)

By Munson, Ronald

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Ronald Munson looks into the tense and tangled world of organ transplantation. Using cases as points of departure, Munson shows how transplants are performed, decisions are made, and ethical and social issues arise.

ISBN 9780195132991
Published 1 May 2002 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air (Hardback)

By Kalanithi, Paul

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What makes a virtuous and meaningful life? The author believed that the answer lay in medicine's most demanding specialization, neurosurgery. In this book, the auhor reflects on the practice of medicine and the relationship between doctor and patient.

ISBN 9781847923677
Published 15 February 2016 by Vintage
Interest Age Young Adults
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Under the Microscope
 

Under the Microscope (Trade Paperback/Paperback, large type edition)

By Owen, Earl

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Cover subtitle: The story of an Australian medical pioneer.

ISBN 9780857981196
Published 3 February 2014 by Random House
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Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery

Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery (Paperback)

By Marsh, Henry

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An astonishingly candid insight into the life and work of a modern neurosurgeon - its triumphs and disasters. A SUNDAY TIMES bestseller, and longlisted for the GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD and the SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION.

ISBN 9781780225920
Published 28 October 2014 by Orion Publishing
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Dr James Barry: A Woman Ahead of Her Time

Dr James Barry: A Woman Ahead of Her Time (Hardback)

By Preez, Dr. Michael du; Dronfield, Jeremy

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The remarkable story of the extraordinary woman who defied her times by living as a man

ISBN 9781780748313
Published 1 October 2016 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance

Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance (Paperback, Main)

By Gawande, Atul

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Explores how doctors strive to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of obstacles that sometimes seem insurmountable. This book discusses the ethical dilemmas of doctors' participation in lethal injections and examines the influence of money on mo ...

ISBN 9781861976574
Published 1 June 2008 by Profile Books Ltd
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Reconstructing Faces: The Art and Wartime Surgery of Gillies, Pickerill, McIndoe and Mowlem
 

Reconstructing Faces: The Art and Wartime Surgery of Gillies, Pickerill, McIndoe and Mowlem (Mixed media product/Mixed Media, Contains Hardback and DVD)

By Meikle, Murray Clyde

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How four surgeons revolutionised plastic surgery and the treatment of facial trauma, working on soldiers, fighter pilots and civilians disfigured by bombs, shrapnel and burns.

ISBN 9781877578397
Published 1 September 2013 by Otago University Press
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