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Under the knife: remarkable stories from the history of surgery

Under the knife: remarkable stories from the history of surgery

Laar, Arnold van de, author; Brown, Andy (Translator), translator

Surgeon Arnold van de Laar uses his own experience and expertise to tell the witty history of the past, present, and future of surgery. From the story of the desperate man from 17th-century Amsterdam who grimly cut a stone out of his own bladder to Bob Marley's deadly toe infection, this book offers all kinds of fascinating and unforgettable insights into medicine and history via the operating theatre

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: John Murray, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Arnold van de Laar ; translated by Andy Brown
ISBN: 1473633680, 9781473633681
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Translated from the Dutch.
Physical Description: 357 pages : illustration (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: Surgery History.; Health and Wellbeing.; Health and Fitness.