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Would You Believe...cobwebs stop wounds bleeding?

Would You Believe...cobwebs stop wounds bleeding?

This volume describes the painful and frequently distasteful medical practices that our ancestors employed such as using leeches, eating snail shells and body snatching, as well as those that are still used around the world. It includes alternative therapies and medical discoveries that changed the face of medical practice.
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ISBN/EAN9780199114979
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pub. Date: September 6 2007
Author: Platt, Richard
Format: Paperback
Pages:48
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Young scientists get a real taste of the story behind the medicine as we examine the amazing practices used in medicine past and present. Readers will learn about the often painful and frequently distasteful medical practices that our ancestors employed such as using leeches, eating snail shells or body snatching, as well as those that are still used around the world today - who needs an anaesthetic anyway?! Includes alternative therapies and major medical discoveries that changed the face of medical practice.
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