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When the air hits your brain

Frank T. Vertosick

When the air hits your brain

tales from neurology

by Frank T. Vertosick

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vertosick, Frank T.,
  • Neurosurgeons -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrank T. Vertosick, Jr.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD593 .V47 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18608558M
    ISBN 100393330494
    ISBN 109780393330496
    LC Control Number2008271233

      When the Air Hits Your Brain lets you feel the pain, grief and joy of practicing medicine. This book should be read by every medical student, doctor and present or potential patient. In other words, by all of usDr. Bernie Siegel, author of Love, Medicine and Miracles/5(). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. When the Air Hits Your Brain by Frank T. Vertosick Jr., March , W. W. Norton edition, Paperback in English.

    When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales of Neurosurgery Book Summary and Study Guide. The book explains the workings and trials of the brain in clear lay terms, and Vertosick has a knack for the startling turn of phrase that either makes a point or keeps you reading to reach understanding: "The medicine rotation introduced me to the awesome.   Frank Vertosick Jr., MD, is the author of Why We Hurt and When the Air Hits Your Brain. He retired from surgery due to Parkinson’s disease in , but he still treats office patients in Washington, Pennsylvania/5(42).

      When the air hits your brain Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Frank T. Vertosick, Jr. is a neurosurgeon and is the author of three books: Why We Hurt, When the Air Hits Your Brain and Mind: A Unified Theory of Life and Intelligence which was previously published as: The Genius Within: Discovering the Intelligence of Every Living Thing/5.


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Well-told tales from the operating room by a thoughtful, almost humble neurosurgeon. Rule one of neurosurgery, ``You ain't never the same when the air hits your brain,'' appears to have a corollary: You ain't never the same once you've held a human life in your hands. Vertosick describes his evolution from apprehensive third-year medical student on a six-week.

“When the Air Hits Your Brain lets you feel the pain, grief and joy of practicing medicine. This book should be read by every medical student, doctor and present or potential patient.

In other words, by all of us.” - Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of Love, Medicine and MiraclesCited by: 2. In other words, by all of us." --Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of Love, Medicine and Miracles Rule One for the neurologist in residence: "You ain't never the same when the air hits your brain." In this fascinating book, Dr.

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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/5().

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