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Author Villar, Richard.

Title Winged Scalpel. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Pen & Sword, 2013.
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Contents Dedication; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Chapter 1 -- Nightmare; KASHMIR 2005; Chapter 2 -- Shame and Upheaval; Chapter 3 -- Seat 28A; Chapter 4 -- I See Helicopters; Chapter 5 -- Meetings, More Meetings; Chapter 6 -- Panjkot Valley; Chapter 7 -- Manohar; Chapter 8 -- Too Many Casualties; Chapter 9 -- Missing and Unidentified; Chapter 10 -- Vodka is a Real Man's Drink; Chapter 11 -- The Body in the Woods; JAVA 2006; Chapter 12 -- Multiple Disasters; Chapter 13 -- The Makeshift Hospital; Chapter 14 -- Politicians Do Not Like Me; Chapter 15 -- Surgical Disasters; HAITI 2010.
Chapter 16 -- The CallChapter 17 -- The General; Chapter 18 -- Aftershock; Chapter 19 -- A Sleepless Night; Chapter 20 -- The Psychologist; Chapter 21 -- Tents Need Poles; Chapter 22 -- I Want to Go to America; LIBYA 2011; Chapter 23 -- The Arrival; Chapter 24 -- Tataouine; Chapter 25 -- The Mysterious American; Chapter 26 -- War Changes You; Chapter 27 -- Border Crossing; Chapter 28 -- Roadblock; Chapter 29 -- Unsung Heroes; Afterword -- Homecoming.
Summary In this fast-paced narrative, ex-SAS surgeon Richard Villar provides 'a very personal insight into the difficulties, dangers and occasional virtual impossibility of providing medical aid to disaster areas and war zones. He shares his remarkable experiences in the aftermath of three major earthquakes - Kashmir (2005), Java (2006) and Haiti (2010) - as well as in the Libyan civil war (2011). Readers are given a no-holds-barred introduction to a world which the vast majority will have only scant knowledge of. The author describes what happens on the ground before a full aid program swings into acti.
Subject Villar, Richard N.
Villar, Richard N. (OCoLC)fst00316327
Civil War (Libya : 2011- ) (OCoLC)fst01907467
Chronological Term 2001
Subject Orthopedists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Disaster medicine.
Emergency medicine.
Earthquake relief -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir.
Earthquake relief -- Indonesia -- Java.
Medicine, Military -- Libya.
War -- Relief of sick and wounded.
Disaster medicine. (OCoLC)fst00894725
Earthquake relief. (OCoLC)fst00900875
Emergency medicine. (OCoLC)fst00908615
Medical care. (OCoLC)fst01013753
Medicine, Military. (OCoLC)fst01015285
Orthopedists. (OCoLC)fst01048574
War -- Relief of sick and wounded. (OCoLC)fst01170370
Libya -- History -- Civil War, 2011- -- Medical care.
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
India -- Jammu and Kashmir. (OCoLC)fst01207110
Indonesia -- Java. (OCoLC)fst01244461
Libya. (OCoLC)fst01205534
Genre Electronic books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360.
ISBN 9781783830923 : $10.99
1783830921 : $10.99
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