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Shattered nerves : how science is solving modern medicine's most perplexing problem
Title:
Shattered nerves : how science is solving modern medicine's most perplexing problem
ISBN:
9780801885143
Publication Information:
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Physical Description:
xiii, 289 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Learning to listen all over again -- The body electric -- Of frogs' legs and transistors -- The grandfather of neural prostheses -- Accidental pioneers -- Giving a hand -- Looking back at an empty wheelchair -- The dirty little secret -- Sound in the brain -- In the eye of the beholder -- Nerves of platinum and iridium -- Pins and needles in the brain -- From the inside out -- Reaching the depth of depression -- A hole in the center of the brain -- Ethics -- Biomimetic and superhuman.
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