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The Dressing Station By Jonathan Kaplan

The Dressing Station by Jonathan Kaplan

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The Dressing Station Summary

The Dressing Station: A Surgeon's Odyssey by Jonathan Kaplan

Jonathan Kaplan has been a battlefield surgeon in Kurdistan and Burma, a flying doctor in Australia, a ship's doctor in Africa and a house doctor with the NHS.The Dressing Station is a book from the medical front line which shatters any preconceptions we may have about the nature of surgery. Kaplan describes what it's like to face pain and death on a regular basis and plunges the reader into the frenetic world of the operating theatre. The dark humour required to cope in stressful situations infuses the book, with the force and clarity of Kaplan's prose providing an unforgettable portrait of modern, global medecine.

About Jonathan Kaplan

Jonathan Kaplan is a travelling journalist, documentary film-maker and medical vagabond. His first book The Dressing Station introduced his work as an air ambulance doctor, battlefield surgeon and ship's medical officer. He continues to take periodic assignments as a volunteer surgeon in war zones amidst part-time hospital posts, film-making, acadamic teaching, working as a photographer and advisor on medical TV dramas.

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The Dressing Station: A Surgeon's Odyssey by Jonathan Kaplan
Used - Very Good
Pan Macmillan
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