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Medical Blunders: Amazing True Stories of Mad, Bad, and Dangerous Doctors - Youngson, Robert, Dr., and Schott, Ian
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A doctor removes the normal, healthy side of a patient's brain instead of the malignant tumor. A man whose leg is scheduled for amputation wakes up to find his healthy leg removed. These recent examples are part of a history of medical disasters and embarrassments as old as the profession itself. In Medical Blunders , Robert M. Youngson and Ian Schott have written the definitive account of medical mishap in modern and not-so- modern times. Youngson and Schott cover the gamut of medical accidents, from famous quacks to ...

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Medical Blunders: Amazing True Stories of Mad, Bad, and Dangerous Doctors 1998, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814796894

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Medical Blunders: Amazing True Stories of Mad, Bad, and Dangerous Doctors 1996, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814796788

Hardcover