When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales from Neurosurgery

When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales from Neurosurgery


The tale of 1 man's evolution from naive and impressive younger intern to world-class neurosurgeon.

With poignant perception and humor, Frank Vertosick Jr., MD, describes a number of the maximum demanding situations of his occupation, together with a six-week-old toddler with a tumor in her mind, a tender guy struck down in his best by means of paraplegia, and a minister with a .22-caliber bullet lodged in his cranium. advised via intimate pics of Vertosick’s sufferers and unsparing but fascinatingly unique descriptions of surgeries, When the Air Hits Your Brain―the fruits of many years spent suffering to profit an unforgiving craft―illuminates either the mysteries of the brain and the realities of the working room.

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