Critical Science and Stories from the Brink of Human Life

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Journey into the world of intensive care medicine and the lives of people who have forever been changed by it.
'A very special book filled with stories of survival, hope and loss.'
Adam Kay

'[Morgan's] wit and compassion are everywhere evident in this enlightening book, and he makes a welcome contribution to our understanding of these extraordinary times.'
Sunday Times 

There is no room for error in the ICU. Full focus is required at all times.
It can be the difference between life and death.
Through the remarkable stories of his patients, Dr. Matt Morgan guides you through the body and its organs. He explains how various critical conditions arise, and all that goes into treating them - from the science, research and technology, to the tireless efforts of the doctors and nurses. This book gives you powerful insights about intensive care, many of which may prevent you, or those close to you, from ending up there. It will even teach you how to save a life.  
Movingly and compassionately, Matt writes about the cases and the people that have stayed with him, both the recoveries and the losses. This book shows the fragility of life, but also the incredible resilience of the human body and spirit.
Sometimes darkness can show you the light.


Book information

ISBN: 9781471173066
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Imprint: Simon & Schuster UK Ltd.
Pub date:
DEWEY: 616.028
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 6784
Number of pages: xiii, 270
Weight: 238g
Height: 130mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 30mm