To talk of disease is an Arabian nights experience. Osler
David Elpern’s Book Review with Excerpts of:
Do Not Harm
by Henry Marsh
You are invited to spend some time with Mr. Marsh, an eloquent neurosurgeon who escorts us into his operating theatre, his parent’s home as his mother lies dying, interminable maddening administrative meetings in his NHS hospital and to accompany him to Ukraine where he has volunteered as a surgeon for over 20 years. You’ll share his triumphs and suffer the sadness and humiliation of his mistakes and failures. His war stories are captivating; as are his anecdotes about his family, his education and his jousting with the insane bureaucracy of the English National Health System (the NHS).
Download Review and Excerpts: Do No Harm Review
You may also wish to see the 2007 Documentary about Henry Marsh, “The English Surgeon.”