Tender Is the Scalpel's Edge

Glimpses from the Casebook of a British Consultant Surgeon

Author: DR GAUTAM DAS MS FRCS FRCS(Urol)

Publisher: Notion Press

ISBN: 1946714313

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 242

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What is it like to be the senior surgeon when a young woman is brought to casualty with a life-threatening bleed? What does the fear of cancer do to a person? Is it ever best not to tell the patient everything? Tender is the Scalpel’s Edge draws on Gautam Das’s real-life experiences working in Britain’s busy NHS hospitals – from the plunging depths of a patient dying on the operating table to the euphoria of a life saved by teamwork and skill. Gautam shares his journey from being a medical student fighting his own inner demons to becoming a senior consultant surgeon. Shards of his earlier life in India add to the richness of the narrative. Tales such as the one of the little village boy suffering from bone cancer, observe life with all its contradictions. Tender is the Scalpel’s Edge is written to inform and engross the general reader, as well as those who are curious about life behind the surgeon’s mask. It is a moving collection of true stories from a professional at the frontline of medical care.

Tender is the Scalpel's Edge

Stories from the Journal of an NHS Consultant Surgeon

Author: Gautam Das

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785898442

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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Glimpses from the journal of an NHS consultant surgeon. What is it like to be the senior surgeon when a young woman is brought to casualty with a life-threatening bleed? What does the fear of cancer do to a person? Is it ever best not to tell the patient everything? Tender is the Scalpel’s Edge draws on Gautam Das’s real-life experiences working in Britain’s busy NHS hospitals, from the plunging depths of a patient dying on the operating table to the euphoria of a life saved by teamwork and skill. Described in exquisite detail and with extreme sensitivity, Gautam shares his journey from a medical student fighting his own inner demons to a senior NHS consultant surgeon. Shards of his earlier life in India add to the richness of the narrative in tales that observe life with all its contradictions, like the little village boy with bone cancer. While other anecdotes take in the lighter side of life, Tender is the Scalpel’s Edge is written to inform and engross the general reader, as well as those with a curiosity of life behind the surgeon’s mask. Written in a manner similar to other medical biographies including Henry Marsh’s Do No Harm, Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal and When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, Tender is the Scalpel’s Edge is a moving collection of true stories from a professional at the frontline of medical care.

On a Scalpel`s Edge

Author: Norman Jensen

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 162675909X

Category: Fiction

Page: 453

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" On a Scalpel`s Edge" is set in a medical hospital in Australia and follows the fortunes of the various personnel employed there and those with whom they come in contact such as patients. It also covers a court case dealing with medical malpractice.

Tender Nightmare

Author: Ray Spencer Spencer

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1469769638

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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The Tender and Playlen families were just two of many trying to carve out calm and fruitful existences in a nice place...But death, evil death, came as powerful opponent: The horror and mystery begins when some of the local residents start to turn up dead. The suspects are varied: the suspicious are all present or past employees of Lakeside Elementary School in Saint Petersburg, a small resort town in west central Florida. The story takes place nine years after the end of one of the deadliest wars in history: World War II. The personal problem for Tim and Todd Tender--fraternal twins--develops when their two best friends, Dink and Link Playlen--identical twins--are kidnapped. Both sets of brothers, precocious to say the least, had recently started their sixth-grade, big-shot year at Lakeside. Because of an extremely incompetent sheriff and his under-sheriff (the only law in the tiny town), the Tenders, with the aid of an Annie Oakley-wannabe teacher, are left to rescue their buddies before they become additional deadly scenes in the community's nightmare...

Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World

15,000 Years of Inventions and Innovations

Author: Emory Dean Keoke,Kay Marie Porterfield

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438109903

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

View: 6597

Describes the lives and achievements of American Indians and discusses their contributions to the world.

Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation - E-Book

Author: David J. Magee,James E. Zachazewski,William S. Quillen,Robert C. Manske

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437715729

Category: Medical

Page: 824

View: 1543

Part of David J. Magee's Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Series, Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation provides expert insight and clear rehabilitation guidelines to help you manage injuries and special medical needs unique to athletic clients. Contributions from leading physical therapists, athletic trainers, and orthopedic surgeons give you a comprehensive, clinically relevant understanding of common sports-related injuries and help you ensure the most effective therapeutic outcomes. Addresses a broad range of sports-related injuries and conditions Reinforces key concepts with highlighted content and hundreds of detailed illustrations Summarizes essential information for fast, easy reference in class or in clinical settings

¬The Lancet

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Publisher: N.A

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Medical Record

Author: George Frederick Shrady,Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medicine

Page: N.A

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Pantologia

A New Cabinet Cyclopaedia, Comprehending a Complete Series of Essays, Treatises, and Systems, Alphabetically Arranged...

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Pantologia

A New Cyclopaedia, Comprehending a Complete Series of Essays, Treatises, and Systems, Alphabetically Arranged; with a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Words ... Illustrated with Engravings, Those on History Being from Original Drawings by Edwards and Others ...

Author: John Mason Good,Olinthus Gregory,Newton Bosworth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Time

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Publisher: N.A

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Stain Technology

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Dyes and dyeing

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Practice Tips

Author: John Murtagh

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Australia

ISBN: 9780074714997

Category: Medical

Page: 297

View: 8624

A practical, informative reference on the methods of dealing with ailments presented to physicians in everyday practice. With more than 20% new material, this new edition features more than 400 illustrations.

Business Week

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Publisher: N.A

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Category: Business

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