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Into the gray zone : a neuroscientist explores the border between life and death

Owen, Adrian M. (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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Summary:

A neuroscientist reveals his work with patients believed to be brain dead to explain how up to twenty percent of them were still consciously alive, sharing insights into what life may be like for such patients and its moral implications.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 616.849 OWE 2017 (Text) 33892100470641 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/01/2017 Available -
Baker Halfway Branch 616.849 .O971i 2017 (Text) 37814003119584 NON-FICTION Book None 10/25/2017 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 616.849 O971 (Text) 35178001641912 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 09/23/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501135200
  • ISBN: 1501135201
  • Physical Description: xi, 304 pages ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-281) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The ghost that haunts me -- First contact -- The unit -- Half-life -- Scaffolds of consciousness -- Psychobabble -- The world as will -- Tennis, anyone? -- Yes and no -- Are you in pain? -- Live or let die? -- Alfred Hitchcock presents -- Back from the dead -- Take me home -- Reading minds.
Summary, etc.: A neuroscientist reveals his work with patients believed to be brain dead to explain how up to twenty percent of them were still consciously alive, sharing insights into what life may be like for such patients and its moral implications.
Subject: Persistent vegetative state
Brain damage Patients
Persistent vegetative state Moral and ethical aspects
Brain damage Patients
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