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The woman who swallowed her cat : and other gruesome medical tales

Author: Rob Myers
Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, 2011.
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At times humorous and at times terrifying, these unusual case studies of seemingly unbelievable injuries and illnesses have one thing in common: they are all entirely true. Dr. Rob Myers' firsthand medical knowledge allows him to see past thin excuses to uncover the outrageously dangerous conditions that people have gotten themselves into. Pool balls and uncooked spaghetti are removed from locations where they never  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Miscellanea
Case studies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Myers
ISBN: 9781770900783 1770900780 9781770900776 1770900772 9781770900769 1770900764
OCLC Number: 720811118
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front Cover; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction; 1. Dragon Tales; 2. The Remains of the Day; 3. Stiffed; 4. Ball Breaker; 5. The Disappearing Man; 6. The Santa Syndrome; 7. Italian Stallion; 8. PB and Slay; 9. Buzz Kill; 10. Breakfast Special; 11. Friends and Enemas; 12. Hot Stuff; 13. Hair Today Gone Tomorrow; 14. Alien; 15. The Man Who Lost His Head; 16. Squish Kebobs; 17. Eye Spy; 18. Hands Off; 19. Vlad the Impaler; 20. Barbie Doll; 21. A Cut Above; 22. Split Second; 23. The Coke Side of Life; 24. Man's Best Friend; 25. Chicken Little; 26. Kentucky Woman; 27. Self-Preservation.
Responsibility: Rob Myers.
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At times humorous and at times terrifying, these unusual case studies of seemingly unbelievable injuries and illnesses have one thing in common: they are all entirely true. Dr. Rob Myers' firsthand medical knowledge allows him to see past thin excuses to uncover the outrageously dangerous conditions that people have gotten themselves into. Pool balls and uncooked spaghetti are removed from locations where they never should have been placed, a drunken crew of neighbors tries to use a lawnmower to trim their hedges with disastrous results, and a high school football player gets into a fight with.

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