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Another day in the frontal lobe : a brain surgeon exposes life on the inside

Author: Katrina Firlik
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Random House trade paperback edView all editions and formats
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Presents a memoir by a neurosurgeon, describing the tools in the operating room, the tough ethical dilemmas confronting doctors, some of the author's most bizarre cases, trends in the field, and possible advances on the horizon.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Autobiography
Named Person: Katrina Firlik; Katrina Firlik; Katrina Firlik; Katrina Firlik
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katrina Firlik
ISBN: 0812973402 9780812973402
OCLC Number: 143808303
Description: viii, 271 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Scientist and mechanic --
Small world --
Influences --
Acceptance --
Culture --
Routine --
Evolution through blood --
Tools --
Risk --
Emotion --
Disturbing deviations --
Slices --
Fragments --
Controlled trauma --
Traces of thought --
Focus --
Chief concerns --
Endings --
Confronting age --
Brainlifts --
Acknowledgments --
Notes.
Responsibility: Katrina Firlik.

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Presents a memoir by a neurosurgeon, describing the tools in the operating room, the tough ethical dilemmas confronting doctors, some of the author's most bizarre cases, trends in the field, and possible advances on the horizon.

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