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DOCTORS KILLED GEORGE WASHINGTON, ERIN BARRETT
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Author Name    ERIN BARRETT

Title   DOCTORS KILLED GEORGE WASHINGTON

Binding   TRADE PAPERBACK

Book Condition   NEW CONDITION

Publisher    CONARI PRESS

ISBN Number    1573247197 / 9781573247191

Seller ID   IM371865

Covered here are more than 500 of medicines brilliant achievements, crashing failures, and bizarre oddities, from prehistoric healers to 21st-century HMOs. This compilation of humorous episodes in the history of medicine includes entries such as: ancient Egyptian surgeons put their patients under by hitting them on the head with a mallet; at a Tokyo hospital, 30 percent of patients with throat polyps claimed karaoke was the cause; in the era of bloodletting, George Washingtons doctors turned a mild complaint into a full-blown medical crisis by bleeding their famous patient over and over until he eventually died (the story behind the books title).

Price = 6.50 USD



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