Philosophy of Neurological Surgery (Hardcover)

By Issam A. Awad (Editor)

Aans, 9781879284326, 249pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1995

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For the first time, leading scholars in the field of neurosurgery have been assembled to discuss the heritage, current philosophical foundations and future currents of thought influencing the specialty. Philosophy of Neurological Surgery also includes fascinating, useful and original analysis of neurosurgery as an art, a science and a discipline of integral benefit to humanity.

Included in Philosophy of Neurological Surgery

  • The founding philosophy of neurosurgery
  • Modern neurosurgical philosophy
  • Patient-centered neurosurgery
  • Mind, consciousness and the neurosurgeon
  • The philosophy of dying and death
  • Neurological surgery and clinical science
  • The neurosurgeon and health care policy

(Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)

About the Author

Professor of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Praise For Philosophy of Neurological Surgery

An excellent, well-organized compilation of philosophic issues from a neurosurgeons perspective... discussions of the ideologies and attitudes toward patient care are a source of inspiration...this book will have a long-lasting impact. --Doody's Review Journal