Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2013

240 Pages | 42 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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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