Details

Awakenings


Awakenings



von: Oliver Sacks

16,49 €

Verlag: Picador
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 16.06.2011
ISBN/EAN: 9780330537179
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 448

DRM-geschütztes eBook, Sie benötigen z.B. Adobe Digital Editions und eine Adobe ID zum Lesen.

Beschreibungen

'The story of a disease that plunged its victims into a prison of viscous time, and the drug that catapulted them out of it' - Guardian Hailed as a medical classic, and the subject of a major feature film as well as radio and stage plays and various TV documentaries, Awakenings by Oliver Sacks is the extraordinary account of a group of twenty patients.Rendered catatonic by the sleeping-sickness epidemic that swept the world just after the First World War, all twenty had spent forty years in hospital: motionless and speechless; aware of the world around them, but exhibiting no interest in it - until Dr Sacks administered the then-new drug, L-DOPA, which caused them, temporarily, to awake from their decades-long slumber . . .

Diese Produkte könnten Sie auch interessieren:

Positive Prevention
Positive Prevention
von: Seth C. Kalichman
PDF ebook
93,08 €
Handbook of Optimization in Medicine
Handbook of Optimization in Medicine
von: Panos M. Pardalos, H. Edwin Romeijn
PDF ebook
160,49 €
Informatics for the Clinical Laboratory
Informatics for the Clinical Laboratory
von: Daniel Cowan
PDF ebook
106,99 €