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Published: 24 October 2013

240 Pages | 42 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199937776

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Diagnosing Giants

Solving the Medical Mysteries of Thirteen Patients Who Changed the World

Philip A. Mackowiak

  • Explores the medical disorders of 13 important historical figures and how those disorders impacted their lives and legacies
  • Offers fresh perspective on the evolution of some of medicine's most important concepts from the ancient pharaohs to today
  • Engagingly written and presented as medical case mysteries

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