Author: Henry Jay Przybylo
Source: from publisher for review
Links: Indiebound |Goodreads
Summary: The sections on history and philosophy of anesthesiology weren’t my favorite, but the fascinating, moving patient stories were fantastic.
In his career of more thirty years, anesthesiologist Dr. Henry Jay Przybylo has administered anesthesia more than 30,000 times. His patients have included everyone from “newborn babies, screaming toddlers, sullen teenagers, even a gorilla.” (source). As he shares his experiences with these patients, he also explores the nature of consciousness and the history of anesthesiology. Read more »