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Um cirurgião sob o olhar de Deus
“Ao trazermos o sagrado para a nossa mesa de trabalho e para as nossas mesas cirúrgicas, elas se tornam um altar.”
In this book Um cirurgião sob o olhar de Deus  ([Fig. 1]), one of the most influential Brazilian neurosurgeons, Professor Raul Marino Jr. provides us with an insightful and inspirational report of his bright carrier. At the same time correlates it with an introduction for brain/mind sciences and spiritual issues as well. Professor Marino is former Chairman of Neurosurgery and Full Professor of Ethics and Bioethics at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Aside from tracing each step of his neurosurgical trajectory, this humanistic book may serve as a reflection and a valuable contribution to the true practice of medicine, centered on the human being, which, nowadays, increasingly distances itself from the fundamental human values that created it. This book also enhances the value of the spiritual practice of medicine in general and neurosurgery, in particular. It represents an ignition of a simple spark of utopia within our daily outraged practice. Just others utopias in the history of humanity, it can one day become a reality and an inextinguishable light to illuminate our steps and paths.
Um cirurgião sob o olhar de Deus, by Professor Raul Marino Jr., is unique and a must-read book for all generations of Brazilian neurosurgeons.
Article published online:
07 March 2022
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- 1 Marino Jr R. Um cirurgião sob o olhar de Deus. -1 ed – Barueri -SP. Manole, 2020 Conflict of Interest None declared.