Carrying the Black Bag: A Neurologist's Bedside Tales

Carrying the Black Bag: A Neurologist's Bedside Tales

by Tom Hutton M. D.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780896729544
Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2015
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,315,919
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Tom Hutton, M.D., is an internationally recognized clinical and research neurologist and educator. The past president of the Texas Neurological Society, Dr. Hutton served as professor and vice chairman of the Department of Medical and Surgical Neurology at the Texas Tech School of Medicine. He now lives on his cattle ranch near Fredericksburg, Texas.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Prologue 3

Chapter 1 Of Middle Linebackers and Medicine 13

Chapter 2 The Midnight Meal 25

Chapter 3 Transfusions 33

Chapter 4 Learning Curve 49

Chapter 5 Sleuthing at the VA 67

Chapter 6 The Theodora Consult 93

Chapter 7 Rolling the Dice 107

Chapter 8 The Man Who Played Pinochle with Dogs 123

Chapter 9 At the Furrow's End 135

Chapter 10 Pinochle Redux 145

Chapter 11 Mind Spark 157

Chapter 12 Chosen Ones 171

Chapter 13 Did Adolf Hitler's Parkinson's Disease Affect the Outcome of World War II? 185

Chapter 14 Angels on the Ceiling 209

Chapter 15 Sail Away 219

Afterword 235

Index 243

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Carrying the Black Bag: A Neurologist's Bedside Tales 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
westtxgirl0116 More than 1 year ago
Excellent, well written. What medicine is suppose to be about. Great stories of former patients (names changed) and one famous person who was not a patient, but see how his illness affected history.