Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery

Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

Author: Henry Marsh

What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone’s life in your hands, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, feeling, and reason? How do you live with the consequences of performing a potentially lifesaving operation when it all goes wrong?In neurosurgery, more than in any other branch of medicine, the doctor’s oath to “do no harm” holds a bitt….Read More

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