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Author Casarett, David J., author.

Title Shocked : adventures in bringing back the recently dead / David Casarett, MD.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Current, 2014.


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 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  616.025 CASARETT    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  616.025 CASARETT    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  616.025 CAS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  616.025 C26    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  616.025 CASARETT    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  616.025 CASARETT    Check Shelf
Description viii, 260 pages ; 24 cm
Summary "Not too long ago, when you were dead, you were dead. There was no coming back. But a little electricity, applied to the heart in just the right way, has changed all that. Now death has become just another serious complication. Dr. David Casarett, a ... researcher and professor of medicine, now chronicles his journey to the cutting edge of resuscitation"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-252) and index.
Contents The Big Mac rule of resuscitation and the search for the limits of life -- Why Amsterdam used to be a good place to commit suicide -- The ice woman meets the strange new science of resuscitation -- Science fiction, space travel, and suspended animation -- The deep freeze future : cryonauts venture to the frontiers of immortality -- Crowdsourcing survival -- When is "dead" really dead? Listen for the violins.
Subject Resuscitation -- Popular works.
Death, Apparent -- Popular works.
Resuscitation -- Popular Works.
ISBN 9781591846710 (hardback)
1591846714 (hardback)
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