Surgery Book: An Illustrated Guide to 73 of the Most Common Operations
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Surgery Book: An Illustrated Guide to 73 of the Most Common Operations

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Nothing is more daunting than facing the prospect of surgery. Whether the patient is yourself or a loved one, you are bound to have many questions about the operation the doctor has recommended--concerns that even the most attentive and thorough doctor might be too busy to address completely.

The Surgery Book is a dependable, comprehensive sourcebook that answers these impo...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published January 15th 1997 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published October 15th 1993)
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Greg
This book was written at the correct level for my understanding and was enlightening, but I had some beefs.

First, the book expresses the author's personality in a way that is by turns enlightening and irksome. For example, he often digresses on nutrition, where he presents his ideas as facts despite not having citations for his claims or an obvious qualification to make such unqualified assertions. Other digressions, such as in talking about the observed psychological effects of some surgeries,...more
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