The Resource Brain surgeon : a doctor's inspiring encounters with mortality and miracles, Keith Black with Arnold Mann, (ebook)

Brain surgeon : a doctor's inspiring encounters with mortality and miracles, Keith Black with Arnold Mann, (ebook)

Label
Brain surgeon : a doctor's inspiring encounters with mortality and miracles
Title
Brain surgeon
Title remainder
a doctor's inspiring encounters with mortality and miracles
Statement of responsibility
Keith Black with Arnold Mann
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
Welcome to tiger country: the treacherous territory where a single wrong move by a brain surgeon can devastate-or end-a patient's life. This is the terrain world-renowned neurosurgeon Keith Black, MD, enters every day to produce virtual medical miracles. Now, in BRAIN SURGEON, Dr. Black invites readers to shadow his breathtaking journeys into the brain as he battles some of the deadliest and most feared tumors known to medical science. Along the way, he shares his unique insights about the inner workings of the brain, his unwavering optimism for the future of medicine, and the extraordinary stories of his patients-from ministers and rock stars to wealthy entrepreneurs and uninsured students-whom he celebrates as the real heroes. BRAIN SURGEON offers a window into one man's remarkable mind, revealing the anatomy of the unflinching confidence of this master surgeon, whose personal journey brought him from life as a young African-American boy growing up in the civil rights era South to the elite world of neurosurgery. Through Dr. Black's white-knuckle descriptions of some of the most astonishing medical procedures performed today, he reveals the beauty and marvel of the human brain and the strength and heroism of his patients who refuse to see themselves as victims. Ultimately, BRAIN SURGEON is an inspiring story of the struggle to overcome odds-whether as a man, a doctor, or a patient
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1957-
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Black, Keith
Dewey number
616.99/4810092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Black, Keith
  • Brain
  • Brain
  • Neurosurgeons
Target audience
adult
Label
Brain surgeon : a doctor's inspiring encounters with mortality and miracles, Keith Black with Arnold Mann, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780446594981
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12219346
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12219346
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MWT12219346
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Brain surgeon : a doctor's inspiring encounters with mortality and miracles, Keith Black with Arnold Mann, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780446594981
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12219346
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12219346
System control number
MWT12219346
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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