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As AIDS has most recently taught us, a rare disease can surface without warning and spread like wildfire. Who mans the rampart against such onslaughts?

A legion of interrelated health services, professional and amateur, guard us. Linked by training, interest and technology, they gather data and share resources to disarm these diseases before they get started.

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Overview

As AIDS has most recently taught us, a rare disease can surface without warning and spread like wildfire. Who mans the rampart against such onslaughts?

A legion of interrelated health services, professional and amateur, guard us. Linked by training, interest and technology, they gather data and share resources to disarm these diseases before they get started.

This is the second of two collections that bring together the best of Berton Roueche's ANNALS OF MEDICINE narratives.

Originally published in The New Yorker magazine, the stories are classics of literary and medical lore.

"A fascinating collection of 25 classic true medical suspense narratives which offer rare insights into the mysterious byways of modern medicine."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780525242703
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/16/1984
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 20.00 (w) x 20.00 (h) x 20.00 (d)

Table of Contents

The Medical Detectives1. Eleven BLue Men

2. A Pig from Jersey

3. A Game of WIld Indians

4. The Incurable Wound

5. CH3 CO2 C6 H4 CO2 H (Aspirin)

6. The Liberace Room

7. Impression: Essentially Normal

8. A Swim in the Nile

9. The Orange Man

10. The Dead Mosquitos

11. Something a Little Unusual

12. A Man Named Hoffman

13. Three SIck Babies

14. The West Branch Studies

15. The Huckleby Hogs

16. All I COuld Do Was Stand in the Woods

17. As Empty as Eve

18. Two Blue Hands

19. Antipathies

20. Sandies

21. A Rainy Day on the Vineyard

22. Live and Let Live

23. The Fumigation Chamber

24. A Lean Cuisine

25. The FOulest and Nastiest Creatures That Be
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  • Posted March 14, 2009

    Do you like the TV show House MD?

    If you answered yes, then you will love this book. Berton Roueche originally wrote these medical stories for the New Yorker Magazine, and although the stories may be a bit dated, they are still very compelling. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes stories of medical mysteries, and/or anyone interested in the medical field. Great book!

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