Autumn books: Medical Blunders. Amazing True Stories of Mad, Bad and Dangerous DoctorsBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7063.1019 (Published 19 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1019
- D John Doyle
Robert M Youngson, Ian Schott Robinson, £6.99, pp 407 ISBN 1–35487-259-1
The result of a collaboration between a physician and a journalist, this book claims to be “the definitive account of virtually every medical mishap and scandal of modern and not so modern times.” Many readers seeking to learn about the darker side of recent medical history will be enthralled with the volume, which presents an exposition of a large number of clinical topics.
These include the rise …