Medicine's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary but True Tales from over five centuries of Medical History

Michael O'Donnell


Medicine's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary but True Tales from over five centuries of Medical History

Medicine's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary but True Tales from over five centuries of Medical History

  • Title: Medicine's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary but True Tales from over five centuries of Medical History
  • Author: Michael O'Donnell
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 188
  • Format: Paperback



Medicine s Strangest Cases is a choice prescription of medical oddities, featuring an Essex man who kept getting pregnant the physician who gave syphilis its name by writing a poem about it and the future Lady Hamilton s training as a courtesan through giving lectures on healthy living We also meet nineteenth and twentieth century doctors whose response to people havingMedicine s Strangest Cases is a choice prescription of medical oddities, featuring an Essex man who kept getting pregnant the physician who gave syphilis its name by writing a poem about it and the future Lady Hamilton s training as a courtesan through giving lectures on healthy living We also meet nineteenth and twentieth century doctors whose response to people having fun was to warn of danger they condemned bicycling because it could stimulate the sexual system of women of a certain temperament and protected young men from the dread disease of masturbation by blistering their penises with iodine ouch Laugh out loud and wince in sympathy with this rundown of the most bizarre medical cases in history Author Information Michael O Donnell practised medicine for twelve years before becoming a writer He was editor of World Medicine, has published two novels, and written and presented over one hundred TV documentaries in Europe and the US At Radio Four he was chairman of My Word , presenter of the award winning series Relative Values and a regular contributor to the programme Stop The Week.


Recent Comments "Medicine's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary but True Tales from over five centuries of Medical History"

A selection of interesting and varied cases. Perhaps not the 'strangest' but certainly entertaining.

Great collection of stories about medical history!


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