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When the Air Hits Your Brain : Tales from Neurosurgery (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Frank T.
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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.
Genre: Medical, Biography + Autobiography
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Author: Frank T. Vertosick
Street Date: September 6, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-1462