The Alarming History of Medicine

The Alarming History of Medicine

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Gathers the real stories behind discoveries in medicine and humorous anecdotes about early cures and procedures

McMillan Palgrave
Delightfully witty and richly informative, The Alarming History of Medicine is a collection of anecdotes describing how the historical breakthroughs in medicine were really made. Using hilarious stories, based on actual facts, Richard Gordon shows that most of the monumental discoveries were originally accidents.

A must-read for hypochondriacs, doctors, medical students, and anyone fascinated by the world of medicine, The Alarming History of Medicine is clever, revealing--and all true.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 1997, c1993
Edition: 1st St. Martin's Griffin ed
ISBN: 9780312167639
Characteristics: xi, 256 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm


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