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Would You Believe...cobwebs Stop Wounds Bleeding?! and Other Medical Marvels

AuthorRichard Platt

NarratorRachel Sternberg

Duration1h 5m

CategoriesChildren and Young Adult Non-Fiction and Educational Titles, Science

Key StageKS2

PublisherInhouse

VersionUnabridged

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The story of health and healing is stranger and more scary than you can imagine! Young scientists get a real taste of the story behind medicine as we examine the amazing practices used in medicine past and present. Listeners 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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