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Awakenings, Oliver Sacks

Label
Awakenings
Title
Awakenings
Statement of responsibility
Oliver Sacks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Describes the author's work with institutionalized patients at Mount Carmel Hospital and the dramatic effects of the drug L-DOPA on twenty patients suffering from encephalitic Parkinsonism
  • A series of case studies of some of the people who developed a sleeping-sickness after World War I and remained in a sleep state until given the drug L-Dopa. Also describes their lives, the transformation after awakening, and then describes parts of the film made from these case studies. -- Publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sacks, Oliver
Dewey number
616.8/32
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Postencephalitic Parkinson's disease
  • Epidemic encephalitis
  • Dopa
Label
Awakenings, Oliver Sacks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [395]-401) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Awakenings
  • Perspectives
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xxxix, 408 pages
Isbn
9780375704055
Lccn
99027880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Awakenings, Oliver Sacks
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [395]-401) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Awakenings
  • Perspectives
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xxxix, 408 pages
Isbn
9780375704055
Lccn
99027880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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