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The Dressing Station

The Dressing Station (Paperback)

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Jonathan Kaplan has been a hospital surgeon, a flying doctor, a ship's medical officer and a battlefield surgeon. He has worked in places as diverse as Burma, Kurdistan, America, Mozambique, England and Eritrea. The Dressing Station presents a vivid, moving account of the varied faces of medicine he has encountered. In a mixture of reportage, confession and exposition Kaplan talks about the practice of medicine and of its shortcomings, because medicine is not always benign or balanced. At its extremes it is a process of treating the casualties, for life is a war, and being a doctor is serving in that war. 'His account is born of two talents: to save lives and to bear witness. The result is a unique mixture of biography and reportage, both personal and clinical' Time Magazine

BiographyBiography: generalAutobiography: generalMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesMedical & VeterinarySurgery Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publication Date: 31/07/2014 ISBN-13: 9781447275831  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jonathan Kaplan is a travelling journalist, documentary film-maker and medical vagabond. His first book The Dressing Station introduced his work as an air ambulance doctor, battlefield surgeon and ship's medical officer. He continues to take periodic assignments as a volunteer surgeon in war zones amidst part-time hospital posts, film-making, acadamic teaching, working as a photographer and advisor on medical TV dramas.

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