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Title Anaesthesia : the gift of oblivion and the mystery of consciousness / by Kate Cole-Adams.
Author Cole-Adams, Kate, author. (1)
Publisher Text Publishing Company Melbourne, VIC
Published 2017.
ISBN 9781925498202
MARC No ocn978135678
Pages 405 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes You know how it is when you go under. The jab, the countdown, the-- --and then you wake. This book is about what happens in between. Until a hundred and seventy years ago many people chose death over the ordeal of surgery. Now hundreds of thousands undergo operations every day. Anaesthesia has made it possible. But how much do we really know about what happens to us on the operating table? Can we hear what's going on around us? Is pain still pain if we are not awake to feel it, or don't remember it afterwards? How does the unconscious mind deal with the body's experience of being cut open and ransacked? And how can we help ourselves through it? Haunting, lyrical, sometimes shattering, Anaesthesia leavens science with personal experience to bring an...
Subject Anesthesia Australia. (1)
Anesthesia Popular works. (1)
Anesthetics Physiological effect. (1)
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Holdings Dargaville Non fiction 617. 96 COL Available

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