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Under the knife : remarkable stories from the history of surgery

Laar, Arnold van de2018
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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.
Main title:
Under the knife : remarkable stories from the history of surgery / Arnold van de Laar ; translated by Andy Brown.
Imprint:
London : John Murray, 2018.
Collation:
357 pages : illustration (black and white) ; 20 cm
Notes:
Translated from the Dutch.Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience:
Specialized.
ISBN:
9781473633681 (pbk. :)
Language:
EnglishDutch
BRN:
4464914
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