From Voodoo to Viagra, the Magic of Medicine: 37 Uplifting Essays from a Doctor's Bag of Tricks

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Ten Speed Press, 2001 - Medical - 138 pages
The doctor who dispensed the invaluable advice KILL AS FEW PATIENTS AS POSSIBLE is at it again with a collection of waggish musings on everything from Stanley Kubrick''s "Eyes Wide Shut" to voodoo, ballerinas, Krispy Kreme doughnuts, and a doctor who uses a scalpel to excise fat from the "B" in his BLT. Dr. Oscar London''s FROM VOODOO TO VIAGRA pokes fun at the serious and sometimes outrageous world of medicine, and the result is storytelling at its finest. No one in the medical community is safe from Dr. London''s fine-tuned wit. Whether you'?re a 27-year veteran of County General, a newly graduated resident, or just a fan of great nonfiction-these 37 keenly wrought essays are, as you guessed it, just what the doctor ordered.‚A[ Dr. London''s books have sold over 100,000 copies.

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About the author (2001)

OSCAR LONDON, MD, is the pseudonym of an internist who practiced in Berkeley, California, for 30 years His humorous essays appeared regularly in theSan Francisco Chronicle.

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