Scurvy: How A Surgeon, A Mariner & A Gentleman Solved The Greatest Medical Mystery

Scurvy: How A Surgeon, A Mariner & A Gentleman Solved The Greatest Medical Mystery by Stephen Bown
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9780143002642
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Paperback
Pages
288
 

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How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail.

The fascinating story of how the greatest medical mystery of the Age of Sail was unravelled - the cure to scurvy. Surgeon James Lind, sea captain James Cook and physician Sir Gilbert Blane solved the riddle to this dreaded disease, their achievements heralding a new era in maritime exploration.
ISBN:
9780143002642
Publication Date:
01 / 12 / 2007
Pages:
288

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