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The Medical Science of House, M.D.
The Medical Science of House MD
Author: Andrew Holtz
The facts behind the addictive medical drama starring Golden Globe winner Hugh Laurie. — Week after week, House, M.D. has held viewers' attention with brilliant cast performances and intriguing diagnostic mysteries often solved with daring treatments. But how much of the medical detail is real and how much is fabricated? In The Medi...  more »., Andrew Holtz, a well-known medical journalist, reveals how medical detectives work-how they follow symptoms to their source. He examines each case in detail and provides answers to such questions as:

  • How can a teenager adopted at birth nearly die because his biological mother didn't get a vaccine?
  • How can a husband's faith in his wife's fidelity determine whether radical treatment will cure her or kill her?How can a missed eye-doctor appointment reveal a genetic disease?
  • How can doctors choose the right course for a pregnant woman when one may kill her and the other would abort her fetus
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ISBN-13: 9780425212301
ISBN-10: 0425212300
Publication Date: 10/3/2006
Pages: 256
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.

3.2 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Book Type: Paperback
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House is one of my favorite shows, so I already have a prefence for this book. But other than that, I liked it because it compared the show to real life, and I learned a lot about the health care system through this book.
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The facts behind the addictive medical drama. Lets you know what's fact vs. fiction on House.


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