Medicine's Strangest Cases

Medicine's Strangest Cases

by Michael O'Donnell


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Medicine’s Strangest Cases is a choice prescription of weird and wonderful tales from the history of medicine, featuring the German doctor who fought a duel with a sausage, the Harley Street physician-turned-novelist who invented a disease—and its remedy—to keep his clients happy, and the quiet and cautious Swiss scientist who inadvertently unleashed LSD on the world. The stories in this book are bizarre, fascinating, hilarious, and, most importantly, true. Laugh out loud and wince with sympathy with this rundown of the most bizarre medical cases ever.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910232941
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication date: 07/01/2016
Series: Strangest Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Michael O'Donnell practiced medicine for 12 years before becoming a writer. He was editor of World Medicine, has published two novels, and written and presented more than 100 TV documentaries in Europe and the U.S.

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