Cheating Death: The Doctors and Medical Miracles that Are by Sanjay Gupta

By Sanjay Gupta

An unborn child with a deadly center disorder . . . a skier submerged for an hour in a frozen Norwegian lake . . . a comatose mind surgical procedure sufferer whom medical professionals have declared a "vegetable."

Twenty years in the past them all might were given up for useless, with out practical desire for survival. yet at the present time, because of amazing new clinical advances, each one of those contributors is alive and good . . .Cheating Death.

In this riveting booklet, Dr. Sanjay Gupta-neurosurgeon, leader clinical correspondent for CNN, and bestselling author-chronicles the just about unimaginable technology that has made those possible stunning recoveries attainable. A daring new breed of medical professionals has accomplished notable rescues via refusing to just accept that any lifestyles is irretrievably misplaced. prolonged cardiac arrest, "brain death," no longer respiring for over an hour-all those stipulations was thought of unavoidably deadly, yet they now not are. this present day, progressive advances are blurring the conventional line among existence and loss of life in interesting ways.

Drawing on real-life tales and utilizing his unparalleled entry to the newest scientific learn, Dr. Gupta dramatically offers intriguing bills of ways pioneering physicians and researchers are changing our figuring out of ways the human physique capabilities by way of survival-and why increasingly more sufferers who as soon as might have died at the moment are alive. From experiments with healing hypothermia to avoid wasting comatose stroke or center assault sufferers to lifesaving operations in utero to the learn of animal hibernation to assist wounded squaddies on far away battlefields, those striking case histories rework and enhance all our assumptions in regards to the real nature of dying and life.

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"Dr. Gupta's new booklet isn't just interesting, it reads like a fast paced event tale, and it really is. choked with actually heart-stopping moments, dishonest demise is an account of modern day medical miracles, so much of which might were unthinkable a decade or in the past, and which extend the very obstacles of existence itself."--Oliver Sacks

"In dishonest demise, Dr. Sanjay Gupta chronicles a sequence of clinical advances which are saving patients' lives in notable and virtually unfathomable methods. it is a incredible book....All who learn it is going to stroll away feeling a feeling of pleasure within the alterations that Dr. Gupta so rigorously and warmly details."--Henry S. Friedman, MD, James B. Powell, Jr. Professor of Neuro-Oncology

About the author
Sanjay Gupta, MD, is a practising neurosurgeon at Emory collage health center and affiliate leader of carrier at Grady Memorial clinic in Atlanta.

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