Behind the Mask: The Mystique of Surgery

Behind the Mask: The Mystique of Surgery

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by David Gelber MD
     
 

"Behind the Mask: The Mystique of Surgery and the Surgeons Who Perform Them" takes the reader into the world of surgery; life and death decisions, inside operations and pre and post operative events. Dr. David Gelber, a general surgeon with more than twenty years experience entertains, informs and brings a bit of humor to the surgical domain. Written clearly and… See more details below

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"Behind the Mask: The Mystique of Surgery and the Surgeons Who Perform Them" takes the reader into the world of surgery; life and death decisions, inside operations and pre and post operative events. Dr. David Gelber, a general surgeon with more than twenty years experience entertains, informs and brings a bit of humor to the surgical domain. Written clearly and concisely, "Behind the Mask" is for anyone that has ever had surgery, ever will have surgery or knows anyone that has had surgery. It is also perfect for nurses, medical students and anyone that works in and around hospitals.

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Valentina -
Do not be deterred by the cold medical cover or the fear of multisyllabic medical lingo, this book is a little gem and a must read.
It’s amazing how clear the writing is, how concise the phrases are and how interesting it all is. It’s hard to think a book about surgeons could be a page turner, but it truly is. In particular I enjoyed the chapter called The Villain, which deals mainly with post-operative infections and how the doctors have managed throughout the ages to combat

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012305572
Publisher:
Ruffian Press
Publication date:
04/04/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
190
Sales rank:
794,279
File size:
1 MB

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