Sick, Nasty Medical Practices

Sick, Nasty Medical Practices

by Kelly Regan Barnhill

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Overview

Long ago seeing a doctor was often more dangerous than getting sick in the first place Doctors tried many crazy cures such as bloodletting and drilling holes in their patients heads Get ready to cringe as you learn about lobotomies trepanation and many other nasty medical practices of the past

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429622936
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Series: Horrible Things
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 750L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

Dangerous medicine — Bloodletting — Trepanation — Staying filthy — Mrs. Winslow's soothing syrup — Mercury — Lobotomies — Cruel mental treatments — The vibratory chair — Magnets to the rescue — See it up close.

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