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1st Edition

Cases of a Hollywood Doctor

ISBN 9781138332904
Published May 9, 2019 by CRC Press
118 Pages

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Book Description

Would you know how to manage the Easter Bunny’s blood sugars after too much chocolate?
Could you deal with the trauma call when Humpty Dumpty falls off a wall?
After reading this book you’ll be able to be a doctor to some Hollywood stars, as well as passing your exams! Packed full of humorous vignettes incorporating the illnesses of characters from literature, stage and screen exhibiting real-life pathologies, this book is a breath of fresh air to any medical student or junior doctor suffering from revision fatigue. You’ll find clinical photographs and easy-to-follow diagrams covering common topics often examined across the breadth of medical studies.

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About the authors



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Edward Schwarz MBBS FHEA

Ed is coming to the end of his GP training in Cornwall as an Educational Scholar. He graduated in 2011 from Peninsula Medical School (now Exeter Medical School and University of Plymouth Medical School), and completed his foundation years in Devon and Cornwall. He then moved to New Zealand for just under 2 years to work in a hospital, and it was there that he was inspired to write this book, with the aim of trying to make learning fun. Ed is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Tomos Richards MBBCh MRCS

Tom is currently an Orthopaedic Trainee Registrar. After graduating from Cardiff University in 2011 he undertook his foundation and core training in Wales either side of a year working in New Zealand. He maintains a keen interest in medical education.