When the Air Hits your Brain

When the Air Hits your Brain

Tales From Neurosurgery

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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With poignant insight and humor, Frank Vertosick, Jr., MD, describes some of the greatest challenges of his career, including a six-week-old infant with a tumor in her brain, a young man struck down in his prime by paraplegia, and a minister with a .22-caliber bullet lodged in his skull. Told through intimate portraits of Vertosick's patients and unsparing yet fascinatingly detailed descriptions of surgical procedures, When the Air Hits Your Brain-the culmination of decades spent struggling to learn an unforgiving craft-illuminates both the mysteries of the mind and the realities of the operating room
Publisher: Old Saybrook, Conn. : Tantor Media, [phono}2016]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2016
ISBN: 9781515979159
1515979156
1515929159
9781515929154
Branch Call Number: Audio Download--Adult
Characteristics: data file
analog,Digital recording
1 online resource (8 hr., 42 min.)
Additional Contributors: Heyborne, Kirby - Narrator
Tantor Media

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