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The Dressing Station - A Surgeon's Odyssey
Title:
The Dressing Station - A Surgeon's Odyssey
Kaplan, Jonathan
$22.00

Kaplan has been a hospital surgeon, a flying doctor, a ship's medical officer and a battlefield surgeon. He has worked in places as diverse as Burma, Kurdistan, America, Mozambique, England and Eritrea. The Dressing Station presents a vivid, moving account of the varied faces of medicine he has encountered. In a mixture of reportage, confession and exposition Kaplan talks about the practice of medicine and of its shortcomings, because medicine is not always benign or balanced. At its extremes it is a process of treating the casualties, for life is a war, and being a doctor is serving in that war...

Second hand Paperback
Stock: 
1
ISBN: 
9780330489638
SKU:
111349