The Resource Counting backwards : A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia., Henry Jay Przybylo, (electronic resource)

Counting backwards : A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia., Henry Jay Przybylo, (electronic resource)

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Counting backwards : A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia.
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Counting backwards
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A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia.
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Henry Jay Przybylo
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eng
Summary
A moving exploration of the most common but most mysterious procedure in medicine. For many of the 40 million Americans who undergo anesthesia each year, it is the source of great fear and fascination. From the famous first demonstration of anesthesia in the Ether Dome at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1846 to today's routine procedure that controls anxiety, memory formation, pain relief, and more, anesthesia has come a long way. But it remains one of the most extraordinary, unexplored corners of the medical world. In Counting Backwards, Dr. Henry Jay Przybylo-a pediatric anesthesiologist with more than thirty years of experience-delivers an unforgettable account of the procedure's daily dramas and fundamental mysteries. Przybylo has administered anesthesia more than 30,000 times in his career-erasing consciousness, denying memory, and immobilizing the body, and then reversing all of these effects-on newborn babies, screaming toddlers, sullen teenagers, even a gorilla. With compassion and candor, he weaves his experiences into an intimate exploration of the nature of consciousness, the politics of pain relief, and the wonder of modern medicine. Filled with intensity and humanity, with moments of near-disaster, life-saving success, and simple grace, Counting Backwards is for anyone curious about what happens after we lose consciousness
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Przybylo, Henry Jay
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non fiction
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Counting backwards : A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia., Henry Jay Przybylo, (electronic resource)
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Counting backwards : A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia., Henry Jay Przybylo, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
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
Control code
ODN0003209447
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
86F997BD-B14F-4C2B-814D-2D688BBA04BE
System control number
86F997BD-B14F-4C2B-814D-2D688BBA04BE

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