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Medical knowledge for fun

Author: Richard Worcester
Publisher: New York : Parthenon Pub. Group, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Aimed at anyone with an interest in medicine, this book consists of 500 questions in 50 separate quizzes that test the reader's knowledge over a wide cross-section of medicine. The book also provides  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Worcester
ISBN: 1850706859 9781850706854
OCLC Number: 32853509
Description: v, 102 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction. Think of a number. Myth and medicine. Old wives' tales. Brevity in medicine. Seen at the circus. Fun with the flowers. Praise famous men. Fact and fiction. Brains' trust. Rock-a-bye baby. Queen Anne's dead. Ailment-itis. Answer anatomically. Tongue twisters. Down with everything! Sense and nonsense. To catch you napping. Apothecaries' cypher. Rainbow wrangles. Which does what? Spot the scope. Artful adverts. Something psychological. Skeleton in your cupboard. Magic and mysticism. What the doctor ordered. Art and affliction. Cope with the crisis. Clinical judgment. Vital statistics. Tinker, Tailor. Hysteria most horrible. Roman posers. Greek teasers. A quiz of quotes. A change of name. Doctors' diseases. Quaint and curious. Great saints. Doctor in disguise. Human geometry. Do-it-yourself diagnosis. Madam and medicine. Food - fact or fad. Find the fever. Which doctor. Mixed bag. Biblical quiz. Their claim to fame.
Responsibility: Richard Worcester.
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