From Fail to Win! Medicine

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Published: February 2011
For Ages: Secondary
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Author: Rebecca Vickers

Product Category: Science / Science: Biology & Medicine / Science: BM - Medicine

Published By: Raintree
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Published: 15-Feb-2011
Format: Hardback, 56 pages
RRP: $34.95
ISBN: 9781406217674
How did professional jealously cost babies their lives?
When was fresh air a bad idea?
What was the name of Edward Jenner's guinea pig?
This book counts down some important medical ideas that did not work as planned or that scientists or doctors got wrong. Find out how smoking was believed to have health benefits, how professional jealously got in the way of saving babies' lives, the damage done by early radium treatments, and many more fascinating episodes from medical history.