If In Doubt : An Anaesthetist’s Story by Keith Wilkinson
From the Isle of Man based author of the popular true crime book, Manx Murders…
"If In Doubt"
‘What if I wake up in the middle of the operation?’
‘What if I die during surgery?’
If you’ve ever been under the knife, you might understand something of the apprehension surrounding the hidden and mysterious world of anaesthetics.
In this ground-breaking book, If In Doubt, retired consultant anaesthetist, Dr Keith Wilkinson, shares a frank and unique glimpse into this little understood profession. Drawing on anecdotes from a career that spanned nearly four decades, three of which took place in a small island hospital where he was required to know every aspect of anaesthesia, Dr Wilkinson sets out to answer the most important questions. From what it takes to train and maintain the vital skills of the anaesthetist, to day-to-day challenges and always, the humanity.
Essential reading for medical professionals and the curious reader alike, If In Doubt, seeks to demystify the medical speciality that revolutionised modern medicine.