The Alarming History of Medicine: Amusing Anecdotes from Hippocrates to Heart Transplants
Delightfully witty and richly informative, The Alarming History of Medicine is a collection of anecdotes describing how the historical breakthroughs in medicine were really made. Using hilarious stories, based on actual facts, Richard Gordon shows that most of the monumental discoveries were originally accidents.
A must-read for hypochondriacs, doctors, medical students, and anyone fascinated by the world of medicine, The Alarming History of Medicine is clever, revealing--and all true.
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THE ALARMING HISTORY OF MEDICINE: Amusing Anecdotes from Hippocrates to Heart TransplantsUser Review - Kirkus
Idiosyncratic, crotchety—and very funny—history of medicine by the British author of Doctor in the House (which launched the popular 1950's-60's film and TV series) and a slew of other novels with a ... Read full review
Review: The Alarming History of Medicine: Amusing Anecdotes from Hippocrates to Heart TransplantsUser Review - Melissa - Goodreads
Ok, I don't think I will be reading anymore books by this author. The book reads like a history report, not a comedy as advertised. Also, it is written in Brittish language, and assumes that the ... Read full review
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