"We do not climb mountains, traipse to polar ice caps, split atoms, or unravel genomes simply because "they are there" but because we know that it is within the unanticipated fruits of exploration that our improved survival lies" (Kevin Fong, p. 28).
In Extreme Medicine, Dr. Fong introduces the catalysts of modern day medicine. With carefully minted words on 257 pages, Fong presents various medical cases to a technical and non-technical audience in a very engaging manner. An amazing read! Fong is a great storyteller.