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Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery
 

Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Hollingham, Richard
Foreword by Mosley, Michael

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Today, astonishing surgical breakthroughs are making face transplants, limb transplants and a host of other previously undreamed of operations possible. But getting here has not been a simple story of selfless men working tirelessly in the pursuit of medical advancement. Instead ...it's a bloodstained tale of blunders, arrogance, mishap and murder. In trying to keep us alive, surgeons have all too often killed us off, and life-saving solutions have often come from the most surprising places. Accompanying a BBC series, Blood and Guts is an incredible story of stolen corpses, medical fraud, lobotomized patients - and every now and then courageous advances that have saved the lives of millions around the world. You may think twice before going under the knife...
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ISBN 9781785940248
Released NZ 15 Feb 2016
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781785940248
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Imprint BBC Books
Released 15 Feb 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Hollingham, Richard
Foreword by Mosley, Michael
Category History Of Medicine
Surgery
History Of Science
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 617.09;617.09
Weight 437g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Surgery - History, Medical errors - History
NBS Text Science: General & Reference
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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