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By Carl Hiaasen, Bill Montalbano

ISBN-10: 0375700676

ISBN-13: 9780375700675

An  American investigating his mentor's homicide unearths himself ensnared in an online of lies and treachery in China, the place even tomorrow's climate is a country secret.  From a nightmarish interrogation to assassination via cobra, A loss of life in China takes readers on a visit without relaxation stops via an international of claustrophobic distrust and terrifying possibility.

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And just like the Arab medical writers before them, they looked for fundamental guidance back to Hippocrates, Galen and the great classical physicians, seeing healing in all its branches as an essentially conservative art. Yet in this medieval world, one finds active, fresh discussion of how best to treat wounds and manage surgical cases. How should one best treat perforative wounds inflicted by arrows or crossbow bolts? Or, outside the theatre of war, how should one treat nasal polyps, haemorrhoids, accidental wounds, bad burns, compound fractures, cataract, tumours of various kinds, and dental complications leading to jaw abscesses?

Yet one still looks in vain in the writings of these men, and of their contemporaries, for any coherent sense of a “surgical complication” as we think of them today. For as in the days of Hippocrates and Celsus, there were good, bad and bogus surgeons who cured, mauled or killed their patients; there were great wounds that could go wrong because of the patient’s unique humoral imbalance; Divine Providence might cause a ligatured artery to burst and kill the patient; while, as Woodall reminds us, gangrene might proceed “by reason of an inward cause” to necessitate a second operation or else kill the patient.

But very clearly, as indicated by the patient’s well-nigh miraculous recovery, no postoperative complications could have arisen. Amyand wrote up the case for the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society in 1736, along with several related ones, including a case where he had operated on and cured a soldier with a gunshot wound in the abdomen. Eighteenth-century Britain — London, Edinburgh and Glasgow — along with Paris, became the world centres of excellence in anatomy, diagnostics and Jan.

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