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Strange Medicine

A Shocking History of Real Medical Practices Through the Ages

Strange Medicine( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Belofsky, Nathan
ISBN:978-0-399-15995-4
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:TarcherPerigee
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.00
Book Description:

Strange Medicinecasts a gimlet eye on the practice of medicine through the ages that highlights the most dubious ideas, bizarre treatments, and biggest blunders. From bad science and oafish behaviour to stomach-turning procedures that hurt more than helped, Strange Medicinepresents strange but true facts and an honor roll of doctors, scientists, and dreamers who inadvertently turned the clock of medicine backward- The ancient Egyptians applied electric eels to cure gout....
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Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Medical / History
Medical / Alternative & Complementary Medicine
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.56 x 8.01 x 0.66 Inches
Book Weight:0.365 Pounds

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