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    Year is 1785 and one of the first patients to see Mr Hunter had a tumor the size of a bowling ball on the side of his head Fortunately it was benign The tumor was so large no other surgeon would operate except John Hunter Thus 25 minutes later patient Burley left with a little scar sans 9 lb useless appendage that Hunter had expertly evacuat

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    Trigger warnings lots and lots of medical stuff and anatomy and dissection and weird experiments on animals that end in them dying So this is a biography of John Hunter eighteenth century surgeon It tells the story of his life through cases

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    Terrible title that makes it sound like a bio of Jack the Ripper’s cutlery obsessed sidekick but an utterly f

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    John Hunter rose from a poor Scottish farming family to become one of the leading men of science and medicine His courage

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    A book that makes you grateful to experience medicine as it is TODAY35 StarsI’m a huge fan of medical non fiction and the history of medicine so naturally I gravitated toward this title I will say this wasn’t my favorite that I’ve read on the subject and it’s a bit early of a timeframe for what I typical

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    A very engaging biography of a fascinating figure despite being largely self educated John Hunter was an intellectual giant who pioneered experimental surgery and applied the scientific method to medicine in a tim

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    An excellent combination of a compelling narrative of a most influential scientist with the evolution of the practice of surgery and medical science Ms Moore has artfully told the store of John Hunter and his rise from the son of a Scottish farmer to a pioneer in medical and anthropological studies While there are many extremely graphic scenes conveyed to the reader they are necessary to gain the appreciation of how barbaric some

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    Another great nonfiction book recommended to me by Goodreads I thoroughly enjoyed the subject matter of the book John Hunter was a fascinating man with an interesting history and interesting views Moore describes his life as if writing a novel about a uniue protagonist Her writing is descriptive and engaging She drew me in from the very first words The patient faced an agonizing choice I especially liked the c

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    Well I am at least underwhelmed The life of John Hunter is a really peculiar one He had changed the concept of surgical management and via his abnormal background and lack of normal medical background at that point of time he managed to get rid of the myths which ruled surgical practice in the 18th century Howev

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    If you are at all interested in biology surgery the Enlightenment and aren't particularly sueamish do yourself a favor and read this one John Hunter who plied his surgical trade in what we now think back on as the dark ages

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SUMMARY ¾ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Wendy Moore

The surgeon who counted not only luminaries Benjamin Franklin Lord Byron Adam Smith and Thomas Gainsborough among his patients but also “resurrection men” among his close acuaintances A captivating portrait of his ruthless devotion to uncovering the secrets of the human. A very engaging biography of a fascinating figure despite being largely self educated John Hunter was an intellectual giant who pioneer

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The Knife Man Blood Body Snatching and the Birth of Modern Surgery

In an era when bloodletting was considered a cure for everything from colds to smallpox surgeon John Hunter was a medical innovator an eccentric and the person to whom anyone who has ever had surgery probably owes his or her life In this sensational and macabre story we meet. Year is 1785 and one of the first patients to see Mr Hunter had a tumor the size of a bowling ball on the side of his head Fortunately

SUMMARY ¾ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Wendy Moore

Body and the extraordinary lengths to which he went to do so including body snatching performing pioneering medical experiments and infecting himself with venereal disease this rich historical narrative at last acknowledges this fascinating man and the debt we owe him today. Well I am at least underwhelmed The life of John Hunter is a really peculiar one He had changed the concept of surgical management and