Direct Red: A Surgeon’s View of Her Life-or-Death Profession by Gabriel WestonDirect Red: A Surgeon’s View of Her Life-or-Death Profession by Gabriel Weston

Direct Red: A Surgeon’s View of Her Life-or-Death Profession

byGabriel Weston

Paperback | July 27, 2010

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“What a terrific book….[Weston] leaves you feeling that if push came to shove you’d want to be operated on by her.”
—Nicholas Shakespeare, author of Bruce Chatwin: A Biography<_o3a_p>

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The continuing popularity of doctor shows on TV—from Scrubs, House, and Grey’s Anatomy to the television phenomenon ER—indicates a widespread fascination with all things medical. Direct Red, by practicing ear, nose, and throat surgical specialist Gabriel Weston, takes readers behind the scenes and into the operating room for a fascinating look at what really goes on on the other side of the hospital doors. “A Surgeon’s View of her Life-and-Death Profession,” Weston’s Direct Red is written not only with knowledge and insight, but with compassion, honesty, and literary flair.<_o3a_p>

Educated in the United Kingdom and the United States, Gabriel Weston studied English literature at Edinburgh University before attending medical school in London. She went on to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons and is a part-time ear, nose, and throat surgical specialist. She lives in London with her husband and two chi...
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Title:Direct Red: A Surgeon&#8217;s View of Her Life-or-Death ProfessionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:July 27, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061725412

ISBN - 13:9780061725418

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