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In our hands : a hand surgeon's tales of the body's most exquisite instrument

Author: Arnold Arem
Publisher: New York : Times Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this amazing book, a hand surgeon tells 11 extraordinary stories of the people he has treated in his practice. Each case study contains fascinating details on surgical techniques and treatments and reveals the day-to-day heroism of both doctors and patients.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Named Person: Arnold Arem
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Arem
ISBN: 0805071792 9780805071795
OCLC Number: 49305582
Description: x, 271 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: A nice touch --
How sharper than a serpent's tooth --
A chance to cure --
Phantom memory --
Camouflage --
Plugged in --
Circular reasoning --
Higher authority --
Perfection --
Gossamer wings --
A path taken --
Gesture --
Sensibility and touch --
Left-handedness --
Intuition and palmistry --
Phantom limb --
Skin grafting --
Carpal tunnel syndrome --
Rheumatoid disease --
Thumb aplasia: missing thumbs --
Replantation; leeches; prostheses --
Epilogue: holography.
Responsibility: Arnold Arem.
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In this amazing book, a hand surgeon tells 11 extraordinary stories of the people he has treated in his practice. Each case study contains fascinating details on surgical techniques and treatments and reveals the day-to-day heroism of both doctors and patients.

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