Great Medical Disasters

Product Number: WEB219666
Released: 01 Jul, 2014
Business Term: Multiuse 75 Circ
ISBN: #9780755147083
Publisher: House of Stratus
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Description

Man's activities have been tainted by disaster ever since the serpent first approached Eve in the garden. And the world of medicine is no exception. In this outrageous and strangely informative book, Richard Gordon explores some of history's more bizarre medical disasters. He creates a catalogue of mishaps including anthrax bombs on Gruinard Island, destroying mosquitoes in Panama, and Mary the cook who, in 1904, inadvertently spread Typhoid across New York State. As the Bible so rightly says, 'He that sinneth before his maker, let him fall into the hands of the physician.'

Author(s): Richard Gordon
Original Publish Date: 01 Jul, 2014

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