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The Woman With a Worm in Her Head: And Ither True Stories of Infectious Disease
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Griffin
Publication date December 1, 2002
Pages 288
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780312306014
ISBN-10 0312306016
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $16.99
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Summary
A leading authority on infectious diseases presents a compelling, provocative account of the various patients she has encountered and treated, from a woman who ate a salad containing a worm that eventually burrowed into her brain to a brutal case of the chicken pox, sharing her experiences and revealing how it feels to make medical and ethical decisions that can mean the difference between life and death. Originally published as Maneater. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
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Reprint edition from Griffin (December 1, 2002)
9780312306014 | details & prices | 288 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $16.99
About: A leading authority on infectious diseases presents a compelling, provocative account of the various patients she has encountered and treated, from a woman who ate a salad containing a worm that eventually burrowed into her brain to a brutal case of the chicken pox, sharing her experiences and revealing how it feels to make medical and ethical decisions that can mean the difference between life and death.

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