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Author Gupta, Sanjay, M.D
Title Cheating death : the doctors and medical miracles that are saving lives against all odds / Sanjay Gupta, with research by Caleb Hellerman
Imprint New York : Grand Central Life & Style, 2010
book jacket
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 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  616.025 G9597 2010    AVAILABLE  -  30500101406653
Edition 1st trade ed
Descript xvii, 282 p. ; 21 cm
Note Originally published in hardcover by Hachette Book Group, 2009
Includes bibliographical references
Ice doctors -- A heart-stopping moment -- Suspend disbelief -- Beyond death -- What lies beneath -- Cheating death in the womb -- What is a miracle? -- Another day
A neurosurgeon, chief medical correspondent for CNN, and bestselling author chronicles the almost unbelievable science that has made seemingly miraculous recoveries possible--from experiments with therapeutic hypothermia to save comatose stroke or heart attack victims to lifesaving operations in utero to the study of animal hibernation to help wounded soldiers on far-off battlefields, these remarkable stories transform all our assumptions about the true nature of death and life.-- Cover, p. [4]
Subject Resuscitation
Death, Apparent
Alt Title Doctors and medical miracles that are saving lives against all odds
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