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Author Mould, Richard F. (Richard Francis)

Title Mould's Medical Anecdotes : Omnibus Edition
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (513 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgments: Mould's Medical Anecdotes; Table of Contents; King's Evil; A Royal Malady; Royal Baths; The King is Dead; Queen Anne's Oculist; Optician's Advertisement; Ivan the Terrible's Skeleton; Napoleon Ill's Bladder Stone; One of the Favourite Jokes of Suicidal Patients; A King as Dentist; Dentistry 1523; The GuineaJaw; Oliver Cromwell's Head; Head Shrinking; Why are the Heads of Men Hairy?; Holes in Their Heads; The 'Esau Lady'; Traffic in Human Hair; The Brothers Tocci; Ear Surgery; The Safety Tomb
Coles's Patent TrussTobacco Therapy; Transmigrations of a Cow; Medical Spooks; Spark Coils and Spy Scares; Orders for Infirmary Inpatients, 1720; Shearer's Delineator; Morbidity in Assistants at Surgical Operati; An Artist, a Gun and a Cigarette; Saint Apollonia; A Bucket of Pills-and it's Help Yourself; Saint Cosmos and Saint Damian; Saint Blaise; Munchausen's Syndrome; Is Hypnotic History a Hoax?; Caterpillar Erythema; Who is Least Likely to Develop Atherosclerosis?; Alligator Bite; Heart Disease as an Accident; The Genius of Claude Bernard; Wat Po Traditional School of Medicine
Irish Export Trade in Dead BodiesSkeletons for Sale; Kuda Bax and the Indian Fire Walk; Letter on Corpulence; Spinach as a Source of Iron; The Human Dustbin; Self-Induced Excess Iron Therapy; Foreign Bodies; Curing Piles with Petrol; Early Medical X-Rays; Tavern of the Dead; The Sufferer; Medical Diploma; Marriage and X-Rays; Real and Fake Diamonds; The Madman's Will; Gas Bulb Surrounded by Profanity; Who Made Hospital Kettle Radioactive?; Early Medical Radium; Sir William Gull; Tutankhamun's Head; The Yin and the Yang; Circumcision and Birth of Twins, 2340 BC; Medical Handwriting
Lead Poisoning in the Ancient WorldInheritance Pattern of Death; Life and Death of Mok the Gorilla; Internal Combustion; Surgical Instruments, 2340 BC; Surgical Instruments, AD 1739; Siberian Shaman; Why the Pill's Success Rate is Low in Asia; American Indian Medicine Man; Mapuche Medicine Women; The 'Deceased' Left Funeral, Swearing; Theory of Evolution; Sex, Age and a Filippino General; The Skoptzy Sect; Advertisement of a Lancet Maker; Advertisement of a Man Midwife; Advertisement for Vermin Extirpation; The Wife's Relief or the Husband's Cure; Toxo-Absorbent, the Great Drugless Treatment
Punk Rocker's LungThe Wit of Oliver Gogarty; Glys-terpipe Fillpacket, Peregrino Mountebanko and Timothy Mouth; Was Sherlock Holmes a Drug Addict?; Human Rocket; As Big as a Piece of Wood; The Hardier Sex; Fildes' 'The Doctor'; Medical Intelligence; The Blind Physician; New Diseases in 1982; Quack Medicines; Mr Port & Mrs Green; John St John Long; Unicorn's Horn; Moscow Case History, 1983; Andrew Lang on Statistics; Do Storks Bring Babies?; Nurse and Patient in the Fourteenth Century; The Red Cross, 1870; Murder by Digits; Qualities Needed by a Roman Surgeon, 30 AD; Voltaire on Physicians
Summary Mould's Medical Anecdotes: Omnibus Edition is a fabulous collection of anecdotes on the humorous, intriguing, unusual, mysterious, and historical aspects of medicine. It combines the hugely successful Mould's Medical Anecdotes and More Mould's Medical Anecdotes and includes a selection of more recently collected material. Dr. Mould searched newspapers, advertisements, case histories, monologues, and medical journals on both sides of the Atlantic for this treasure trove
Notes The Original Siamese Twins, Chang-Eng Bunker, 1811-74
Dick Mould was a hospital physicist and cancerstatistician at the Royal Marsden and Westminster Hospitals in London for 30 years. He is now 'retired' from the British National Health Service and travels the world full time as a consultantgiving courses on basic medical statistics (mainly to radiation oncology residents) in countries including the USA, Germany, France, japan, Austria, Belgium and Switzerland. In addition, he acts as a consultant to the World Health Organizationon matters relating to the Chernobyl accident and also lectures on the history of x-rays, Marie Curie,and ChernobyJ. He has written some 80 scientific papersand has written or edited some 40 books
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Subject Medicine.
SCIENCE / Physics
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203746449