Do No Harm
THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017
‘Finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option…Unmissable’ New York Times
At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live.
When Breath Becomes Air…
What causes people to continually relive what they most want to forget, and what treatments could help restore them to a life with purpose and joy? Here, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk offers a new paradigm for effectively treating traumatic stress.
Neither talking nor drug therapies have proven entirely satisfactory. With stories of his own work and those of specialists around the globe, The Body Keeps the Score sheds new light on the routes away from trauma – which lie in the regulation and…
‘I am a junior doctor. It is 4 a.m. I have run arrest calls, treated life-threatening bleeding, held the hand of a young woman dying of cancer, scuttled down miles of dim corridors wanting to sob with sheer exhaustion, forgotten to eat, forgotten to drink, drawn on every fibre of strength that I possess to keep my patients safe from harm.’
How does it feel to be spat out of medical school into a world of pain, loss and trauma that you feel wholly ill-equipped to handle?
To be a medical novice…
Paperback: 220 pages Publisher: Construction Industry Training Board (CITB); 12th Revised edition edition (3 April 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 1857514564 ISBN-13: 978-1857514568 Product Dimensions: 15 x 1.5 x 21 cm
‘Colour is a power which directly influences the soul.’ There’s nothing like a unicorn to give life some colour. Relax, take a break and let your imagination soar… Colour, create and keep calm! This paperback book has 96 pages and measures: 20.4 x 15.8 x 0.8cm
This is a story about you.
It is the history of who you are and how you came to be. It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern humans who have ever drawn breath. But it is also our collective story, because in every one of our genomes we each carry the history of our species – births, deaths, disease, war, famine, migration and a lot of sex.
Since scientists first read the human genome in 2001 it has been subject to all sorts of claims, counterclaims and myths. In fact,…
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How did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and time? What are the chances that we will discover life on other worlds?
Think you know our planet?
Forces of Nature takes you from the mid-Atlantic ridge in Iceland, the volcanoes of Indonesia and the precipitous cliffs in Nepal, to the manatees off the coast of Florida and the northern lights of the Arctic, in search of the fundamental laws that govern our world.
These universal laws shape…