A Brief History of Bad Medicine

A Brief History of Bad Medicine

by Robert Youngson, Ian Schott
     
 


From quack cures to infamous doctors, the history of medicine is littered with bad mistakes and unexpected discoveries. This insightful introduction uncovers the stories of Typhiod Mary, Sigmund Freud's misuse of cocaine, why some drugs are worse than diseases, and more.  See more details below

Overview


From quack cures to infamous doctors, the history of medicine is littered with bad mistakes and unexpected discoveries. This insightful introduction uncovers the stories of Typhiod Mary, Sigmund Freud's misuse of cocaine, why some drugs are worse than diseases, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762444373
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
04/03/2012
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


Robert Youngson is a journalist and author, who has written a number of books on health and medicine. He lives in Dorset, Britain.

Ian Schott is an experienced full-time doctor and has written several books. He lives in London.

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