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Cheating death : the doctors and medical miracles that are saving lives against all odds

Author: Sanjay Gupta
Publisher: New York : Wellness Central, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this riveting book, Dr. Sanjay Gupta--neurosurgeon, chief medical correspondent for CNN, and bestselling author--chronicles the almost unbelievable science that has made seemingly miraculous recoveries possible--from experiments with therapeutic hypothermia to save comatose stroke or heart attack victims to lifesaving operations in utero to the study of animal hibernation to help wounded soldiers on far-off  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sanjay Gupta
ISBN: 9780446508872 044650887X
OCLC Number: 318879352
Description: xvii, 282 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Ice doctors --
A heart-stopping moment --
Suspend disbelief --
Beyond death --
What lies beneath --
Cheating death in the womb --
What is a miracle? --
Another day.
Responsibility: Sanjay Gupta ; with research by Caleb Hellerman.

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing Life comes a fascinating exploration of the thin and ever-blurring line between life and death.  Read more...

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"Dr. Gupta has masterfully woven compelling human stories and medical drama that intersect that narrow line separating life from death. The brave doctors who courageously defy conventional wisdom and Read more...

 
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