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Life on a Knife's Edge: A Brain Surgeon's Reflections on Life, Loss and Survival

Life on a Knife's Edge: A Brain Surgeon's Reflections on Life, Loss and Survival (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Jandial, Dr Rahul

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Rules for Survival is a neurosurgeon's practical guide to harnessing hope and optimism within your life. Acclaimed neuroscientist and bestselling author, Rahul Jandial, provides a raw and unflinching account of the valuable lessons we can learn from humanity in its rawest, most v...ulnerable form - patients who are abruptly confronted with their own mortality. Rahul has spent the last 20 years treating patients whose lives hang in the balance, from keeping a gun victim's heart pumping with his own hand, to saving a woman from paralysis and performing brain surgery while time is running out on a haemorrhaging patient. Rules for Survival distils the resilience, courage and belief he has witnessed from patients and explains how he has harnessed them into 10 practical rules for living a better, more fulfilled life. Part memoir, part practical guide, this book will equip you with rules to help you cope with the difficulties in life, be it stress, failure, trauma, loss, addiction or identity. Jandial will help you find purpose in the face of futility, strength during times of loss and how to live life to the fullest.
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ISBN 9780241461839
Released NZ 24 Jun 2021
Publisher Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780241461839
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Life
Released 24 Jun 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
 › 2 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Jandial, Dr Rahul
Category Medicine: General Issues
Neurosurgery
Rehabilitation
Popular Science
Neurosciences (Non-Medical)
Human Biology & Related Topics
Self-Help & Practical Interests
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 16mm
Dewey Code 617.481092
Weight 276g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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