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surgeon"s knife and the patient"s fear

Jonas N. Dah

surgeon"s knife and the patient"s fear

an open letter to the medical personnel

by Jonas N. Dah

  • 180 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by s.n.] in [Kumba, Cameroon .
Written in English

  • Surgery -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Operations, Surgical.,
  • Medical ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementJonas N. Dah.
    LC ClassificationsRD31.7 .D34 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3984536M
    LC Control Number2001312180

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    The Revolutionary War On Ap , official preparation for the Revolutionary War officially began. On the 15th of August, “A return made at the house of Jacob Griffen, of persons who signed the Association” was signed by “Cornelius Osborne” and his son “James Osburn” [1]. Surgery is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a person to investigate or treat a pathological condition such as a disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance or to repair unwanted ruptured areas.. The act of performing surgery may be called a surgical procedure, operation, or simply "surgery".

      Imagine the shock of being told for the first time to grab a knife and cut along a dotted line on a patient’s body. Does the fear from this initial incision ever go away? A surgeon and Harvard.   5 books about fear you should read His book “Fear of Food,” now available in paperback from University of Chicago Press, reveals the people and Author: Helen Jupiter.

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