Medical Curiosities : A Miscellany of Medical Oddities, Horrors and Humors

Medical Curiosities : A Miscellany of Medical Oddities, Horrors and Humors⚡ [PDF] ✍ Medical Curiosities : A Miscellany of Medical Oddities, Horrors and Humors By Robert M. Youngson ✵ – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Laced with a delicate and occasionally indelicate humour this book is for anyone with a taste for the bizarre the exotic and the preposterous It is also a rich source of fascinating scientific lore an Laced with a delicate and occasionally indelicate : A Kindle Ð humour this book is for anyone with a taste for the bizarre the exotic and the preposterous It is also a rich source of fascinating scientific lore and Medical Curiosities Epub / medical information therapies involving bacon rashers toads and other odd items; bizarre ailments such as fishy odour syndrome priapism and colonic crunch; remarkable feats of the human body including clearing a blockage with a snake brandy Curiosities : A MOBI í as a cure for rabies imaginative forms of self immolation and the mother to be who gave herself a Caesarean; operations ranging from catastrophic to successful but totally improvised; nightmares from the past such as uack Curiosities : A Miscellany of PDF/EPUB ² cures bleeding and purging and amazing medical ideas about sex; the weird and sometimes wildly misdiagnosed symptoms produced by illnesses both physical and psychological; and the stranger cases of the medical profession including fraudsters fantasists body snatchers and those suffering from 'intellectual deficit'. WARNING This book is not for the ueasyTold as a collection of anecdotes this is a fascinating book Many of the vignettes are interesting although the author can come off as preachy at times Although there is a list of sources at the end of the book no attempts were made to link stories with source material This all but defeats the point of having sources A few inaccuracies were observed such as attributing HeLa cells to a Helen Baker but there were not many Despite missing out on the opportunity of being a great read utilization of a real endnote or footnote schema would help overall it was not a bad read While a number of the stories in this text were factual and fascinating the majoity were either A Seemingly based on historical accounts with no way to verify B More supernaturalmetaphysical than medical or C Really not that curious at all rather bland to be honest Review to be contined This was too simplistic for my taste Somewhat interesting but not great rather dull

Medical Curiosities : A Miscellany of Medical Oddities,
  • Paperback
  • 371 pages
  • Medical Curiosities : A Miscellany of Medical Oddities, Horrors and Humors
  • Robert M. Youngson
  • English
  • 08 August 2016
  • 9780786704323