Medical Milestones and Crazy Cures

ANSWERS: Dive in and find out! Dr Chris and Dr Xand draw back the bed curtains of history to take you on a tour of the body, revealing the gruesome secrets of medicine through the ages.

Medical Milestones and Crazy Cures

Think you know your Smallpox from your Bubonic Plague? Try testing your knowledge of the history of medicine! a) What did the Ancient Egyptians treat with powdered ostrich egg? b) How did body snatchers help 19th-century medical students? c) Why did the Ancient Romans recommend drinking wee? ANSWERS: Dive in and find out! Dr Chris and Dr Xand draw back the bed curtains of history to take you on a tour of the body, revealing the gruesome secrets of medicine through the ages.

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Medical Milestones and Crazy Cures
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Chris van Tulleken, Xand van Tulleken
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-04 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Think you know your Smallpox from your Bubonic Plague? Try testing your knowledge of the history of medicine! a) What did the Ancient Egyptians treat with powdered ostrich egg? b) How did body snatchers help 19th-century medical students? c) Why did the Ancient Romans recommend drinking wee? ANSWERS: Dive in
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Pages: 32
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Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Nathan Belofsky
Categories: Science
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Pages: 32
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Pages: 352
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Categories: Medical
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