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Into the gray zone : a neuroscientist explores the border between life and death / Adrian Owen.

Owen, Adrian M., (author.).

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  • 3 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 616.8 OWEN (Text) 9784501135200S On Order On order -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 616.849 OWE (Text) 34330513132655 Adult - New Books Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 616.849 OWE (Text) 37323005302768 NEW-BKS Checked out 07/12/2017
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 616.849 OWE (Text) 78551000531896 Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main ON-ORDER 1/NON-FIC (Text) NCSTL9781501135200 On Order On order -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 616.849 Owen (Text) 31208912516889 new non-fiction Checked out 07/15/2017
Starke Co PL - Koontz Lake Branch (Walkerton) 616.849 OWE (Text) 30141010066278 NEW ADULT Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501135200
  • ISBN: 1501135201
  • Physical Description: xi, 304 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-281) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The ghost that haunts me -- First contact -- The unit -- Half-life -- Scaffolds of consciousness -- Psychobabble -- The world as will -- Tennis, anyone? -- Yes and no -- Are you in pain? -- Live or let die? -- Alfred Hitchcock presents -- Back from the dead -- Take me home -- Reading minds.
Summary, etc.: A neuroscientist reveals his work with patients believed to be brain dead to explain how up to twenty percent of them were still consciously alive, sharing insights into what life may be like for such patients and its moral implications.
Subject: Persistent vegetative state.
Brain damage > Patients.
Persistent vegetative state > Moral and ethical aspects.

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