Body Trauma: A Writer's Guide to Wounds and Injuries

Body Trauma: A Writer's Guide to Wounds and Injuries

by David W. Page
     
 

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Body Trauma explains what happens to body organs and bones maimed by accident or intent and the small window of opportunity for emergency treatment. Research what happens in a hospital operating room and the personnel who initiate treatment. Use these facts to bring added realism to your stories and novels.

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Body Trauma explains what happens to body organs and bones maimed by accident or intent and the small window of opportunity for emergency treatment. Research what happens in a hospital operating room and the personnel who initiate treatment. Use these facts to bring added realism to your stories and novels.

Editorial Reviews

The Writer Magazine
For those of us who will never stand in its author's surgical shoes, Body Trauma unquestionably provides useful information on subjects that we-and our characters- simply may not be able to avoid.
Curled Up With A Good Book
This book contains valuable information and will show you how to make it - and the clean-up - realistic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933016412
Publisher:
Behler Publications, LLC
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Series:
Get It Write Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
254
Sales rank:
534,775
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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James Patrick Kelly
"Dr. David Page has written an authoritative guide to all the ills that might befall your body after an accident and delivers both diagnosis and plot ideas with a wry bookside manner that will keep you reading even if you've never been to the emergency room."--(James Patrick Kelly, Hugo award-winning author of BURN.)
David Anthony Durham
" A valuable resource for writers. I will certainly consult it the next time a physical mishap befalls one of my characters."--(David Anthony Durham, author of Pride of Carthage )
Suzanne Strempek Shea
" A fascinating and most helpful reference for any writer of fiction or non-fiction."--Suzanne Strempek Shea, author of Shelf Life)

Meet the Author

DAVID W. PAGE, M.D. is Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine and Director of Student Programs in Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA. He is a general surgeon with experience in trauma care, critical care medicine and has won numerous teaching awards from Tufts medical students and Baystate surgical residents, including Outstanding Teaching in the Clinical Sciences Award for 2004. Dr. Page has an MFA degree from the University of Southern Maine and co-wrote Code Blue -- a writer's guide to hospitals, including the ER, OR, and ICU with Keith Wilson, MD.

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