Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole (BOK)

Allan Ropper

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In this gripping book, Dr Allan Ropper takes the reader behind the scenes at Harvard Medical School's neurology unit to show how a seasoned diagnostician faces down bizarre, life-altering afflictions. Like Alice in Wonderland, Dr Ropper inhabits a world where absurdities abound: A figure skater whose body has become a ticking time-bomb A salesman who drives around and around a roundabout, unable to get off A college quarterback who can't stop calling the same play A child molester who, after falling on the ice, is left with a brain that is very much dead inside a body that is very much alive A mother of two young girls, diagnosed with ALS, who has to decide whether a life locked inside her own head is worth living How does one begin to treat such cases, to counsel people whose lives may be changed forever? How does one train the next generation of clinicians to deal with the moral and medical aspects of brain disease? Ropper answers these questions by taking the reader into a rarefied world where lives and minds hang in the balance.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2015 Forfatter Allan Ropper
Forlag
Atlantic Books
ISBN 9781782395478
Antall sider 272 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 2,8cm
Vekt 636 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Popular science, Neurology & clinical neurophysiology, Neurosciences