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    Year is 1785 and one of the first patients to see Mr Hunter had a tumor the size of a bowling ball on the side of his head Fortunately it was benign The tumor was so large no other surgeon would operate except John Hunter Thus 25 minutes later patient Burley left with a little scar sans 9 lb useless appendage that Hunter had expertly evacuated Surgeon John Hunter was the youngest of ten children Hunter used th

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    Trigger warnings lots and lots of medical stuff and anatomy and dissection and weird experiments on animals that end in them dying So this is a biography of John Hunter eighteenth century surgeon It tells the story of his life through cases that he worked experiments he performed and discoveries he made that revolutionised medicine forever In an era when most doctors still relied on bleeding and purging as their core tre

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    Terrible title that makes it sound like a bio of Jack the Ripper’s cutlery obsessed sidekick but an utterly fascinating story about a virtually unknown 18th century surgeon named John Hunter who was arguably one of the most innovative medical researchers in history Yes he paid criminals to dig up graves and steal cadavers for him but as a result of his work on dead bodies he knew about the human body than any man al

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    John Hunter rose from a poor Scottish farming family to become one of the leading men of science and medicine His courage he inserted a knife's point covered in pus into his urethra to see if syphilis and gonorrhea were the same disease omg his lack of hypocrisy in an age when even surgeons who relied on dissections refu

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    A book that makes you grateful to experience medicine as it is TODAY35 StarsI’m a huge fan of medical non fiction and the history of medicine so naturally I gravitated toward this title I will say this wasn’t my favorite that I’ve read on the subject and it’s a bit early of a timeframe for what I typically am fascinated by I prefer mid to late 19th century medicine but there were definitely a lot of fascinating

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    A very engaging biography of a fascinating figure despite being largely self educated John Hunter was an intelle

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    An excellent combination of a compelling narrative of a most influential scientist with the evolution of the practice of

  8. says:

    Another great nonfiction book recommended to me by Goodreads I thoroughly enjoyed the subject matter of the book John Hunter was a fascinating man with an interesting history and interesting views Moore describes his life as if writing a novel about a uniue protagonist Her writing is descriptive and engaging She drew me in from the very first words The patient faced an agonizing choice I especially liked the cl

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    Well I am at least underwhelmed The life of John Hunter is a really peculiar one He had changed the concept of surgical management and via his abnormal background and lack of normal medical background at that point of time he managed to get rid of the myths which ruled surgical practice in the 18th century However Wendy Moore managed somehow to put this amazing time line in a very boring manner I've with much difficulty managed to finish

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    If you are at all interested in biology surgery the Enlightenment and aren't particularly sueamish do yourself a

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Free download ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ì Wendy Moore

The Knife Man Blood Body Snatching and the Birth of Modern Surgery

The surgeon who counted not only luminaries Benjamin Franklin Lord Byron Adam Smith and Thomas Gainsborough among his patients but also “resurrection men” among his close acuaintances A captivating portrait of his ruthless devotion to uncovering the secrets of the human. John Hunter rose from a poor Scottish farming family to become one of the leading men of science and medicine His courage he inserted a knife s point covered in pus into his urethra to see if syphilis and gonorrhea were the same disease omg his lack of hypocrisy in an age when even surgeons who relied on dissections refused to let their bodies be disturbed he actually reuested an autopsy and his clear sighted reliance on evidence instead of assumptions and tradition helped him transform surgery and natural sciences From a farm boy with an unfashionable accent he became the chosen surgeon of such luminaries as Lord Byron Benjamin Franklin and William Pitt the Younger Unfortunately he poured all his money into creating an incredible natural history museum so upon his death his family was left destitute All Night Long (Nannies, portrait of his ruthless devotion to uncovering the secrets of the human. John Hunter rose from a The Freeze-Frame Revolution point covered in The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 pus into his urethra to see if syphilis and gonorrhea were the same disease omg his lack of hypocrisy in an age when even surgeons who relied on dissections refused to let their bodies be disturbed he actually reuested an autopsy and his clear sighted reliance on evidence instead of assumptions and tradition helped him transform surgery and natural sciences From a farm boy with an unfashionable accent he became the chosen surgeon of such luminaries as Lord Byron Benjamin Franklin and William Pitt the Younger Unfortunately he

Summary The Knife Man Blood Body Snatching and the Birth of Modern Surgery

In an era when bloodletting was considered a cure for everything from colds to smallpox surgeon John Hunter was a medical innovator an eccentric and the person to whom anyone who has ever had surgery probably owes his or her life In this sensational and macabre story we meet. Terrible title that makes it sound like a bio of Jack the Ripper s cutlery obsessed sidekick but an utterly fascinating story about a virtually unknown 18th century surgeon named John Hunter who was arguably one of the most innovative medical researchers in history Yes he paid criminals to dig up graves and steal cadavers for him but as a result of his work on dead bodies he knew about the human body than any man alive and used his knowledge to cure people at a time when bloodletting was considered the treatment of choice for just about everything One example as a military surgeon he perceived that his colleagues would reflexively operate on every soldier with a bullet wound even if amputation was reuired More often than not infections would set in and cause death Hunter realized that surgery wa

Free download ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ì Wendy Moore

Body and the extraordinary lengths to which he went to do so including body snatching performing pioneering medical experiments and infecting himself with venereal disease this rich historical narrative at last acknowledges this fascinating man and the debt we owe him today. Well I am at least underwhelmed The life of John Hunter is a really peculiar one He had changed the concept of surgical management and via his abnormal background and lack of normal medical background at that point of time he managed to get rid of the myths which ruled surgical practice in the 18th century However Wendy Moore managed somehow to put this amazing time line in a very boring manner I ve with much difficulty managed to finish like half of the book I actually couldn t push myself to read any further although I would have loved to read the rest of this peculiar surgeon s adventure I guess I have to find a different source

  • Paperback
  • 342
  • The Knife Man Blood Body Snatching and the Birth of Modern Surgery
  • Wendy Moore
  • English
  • 26 May 2019
  • 9780767916530

About the Author: Wendy Moore

The Knife Man is her first book