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Suzanne O'Sullivan - Brainstorm (2nd Hand Paperback)

£6.20
SKU B002334
Synopsis

Subtitled : Detective Stories From the World of Neurology.

A leading neurologist recounts some of her most astonishing, challenging cases, which demonstrate how central the study of epilepsy has been to our understanding of the brain. Brainstorm follows the stories of people whose medical diagnoses are so strange even their doctor struggles to know how to solve them.

In Brainstorm the Wellcome Prize-winning author of It's All in Your Head uncovers the most eye-opening symptoms medicine has to offer. It's a journey that will open your eyes to the unfathomable intricacies of the brain, and the infinite variety of human capacity and experience.

The brain is the most complex structure in the universe, and neurologists must puzzle out life-changing diagnoses from the tiniest of clues - it's the ultimate in medical detective work.

In this riveting book, one of the UK's leading neurologists takes you with her as she follows the trail of her patients' symptoms.

Details
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : As New
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Health, Medicine, Psychology & Self-Help
  • Published : 2018 (This Edition 2019 - Vintage)
  • ISBN : 9781784704995
  • SKU : B002334
  • PPC : SP300gm
  • RRP : £9.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"Powerfully life-affirming . . . Brainstorm is testament to O'Sullivan's unshowy clarity of thought and her continued marvelling at the mysteries of the brain" - The Guardian.

'I loved it. She is in my view the best science writer around - a true descendant of Oliver Sacks' - Sathnam Sanghera.

The Author

Suzanne O'Sullivan is an Irish neurologist working in Britain who is the winner of the 2016 Wellcome Book Prize. She won for her first book, It's All in Your Head: True Stories of Imaginary Illness, published by Chatto & Windus in 2015. The book also won the Royal Society of Biology General Book Prize.

Featured author . . . Suzanne O'Sullivan