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Youngson, R. M.

Overview
Works: 99 works in 247 publications in 8 languages and 5,551 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Atlases  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Anecdotes  Miscellanea  History  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Producer, Compiler
Classifications: RD31.3, 617
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. M Youngson
The surgery book : an illustrated guide to 73 of the most common operations by R. M Youngson( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on "hernia repair, mastectomy, cosmetic surgery, vasectomy, prostatectomy, hysterectomy, hip replacement, cataract repair, biopsies, cesarean section, disk repair, heart bypass. What the surgeon and why."
Encyclopedia of family health( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eighteen-volume guide to family health which includes answers to commonly asked medical questions
Scientific blunders : a brief history of how wrong scientists can sometimes be by R. M Youngson( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the flat earth theory, the Piltdown Man, the Tay bridge collapse, Chernobyl, cold fusion, and the Hubble space telescope mistake
Stroke! : a self-help manual for stroke sufferers and their relatives by R. M Youngson( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stroke is one of the most frightening and distressing things that can happen to anyone. Here is sound advice to make life easier for all concerned
The madness of Prince Hamlet & other extraordinary states of mind by R. M Youngson( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thought-provoking exploration of the mind's extreme & irrational states presents human psychology at its most bizarre. Annotation. Among this stimulating book's questions and surprising answers, The Madness of Prince Hamlet asks, Was the Prince of Denmark suffering from Ganser Syndrome (also known as the syndrome of the almost correct answer)? Whether analyzing the tics of Tourettes's Syndrome, male phantom pregnancy, or "demonic possession" or explicating the extremes of ordinary behavior such as love, anger, or jealousy, Dr. Robert Youngson astonishes, entertains, and informs readers about the extraordinary processes of the mind. Human psychology at its most bizarre is presented with lucidity and insight by the author of "Medical Curiosities." Dr. Youngson combines expert analysis with engaging storytelling in this exploration of the human mind's extreme states
How to cope with tinnitus and hearing loss by R. M Youngson( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collins dictionary of medicine by R. M Youngson( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers all subjects required by current clinical and scientific medical practice. Includes terms relevant to nursing, radiography, orthoptics, laboratory and operating theatre technology, forensic and social medicine, and public health administration
Grief : rebuilding your life after bereavement by R. M Youngson( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coping successfully with hay fever by R. M Youngson( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes glossary and index
Living with asthma by R. M Youngson( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything you need to know about your eyes by R. M Youngson( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical curiosities : a miscellany of medical oddities, horrors, and humours by R. M Youngson( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects medical anecdotes such as therapies involving toads, using brandy as a cure for rabies, and cases of dangerous ice cream
The Guinness encyclopedia of the human being by R. M Youngson( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Society of Medicine encyclopedia of family health : the complete medical reference library in one volume by R. M Youngson( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of bad medicine by Ian Schott( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of medicine's infamous blunders and unexpected discoveries includes accounts of Typhoid Mary, Sigmund Freud's misuse of cocaine, and drugs that proved more harmful than the diseases they treated
The Royal Society of Medicine health encyclopedia by R. M Youngson( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive information on all aspects of health and disease ranging from how the body functions to when to consult your GP to what type of drug you have been prescribed
The Guinness encyclopedia of science by R. M Youngson( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First aid by R. M Youngson( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coping with eczema by R. M Youngson( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coping with rheumatism and arthritis by R. M Youngson( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The surgery book : an illustrated guide to 73 of the most common operations
Alternative Names
Youngsen, R. M.

Youngson, R

Youngson R. M.

Youngson R. M. 1926-....

Youngson, R. M. (Robert Murdoch), 1926-

Youngson, Robert.

Youngson Robert 1926-....

Youngson, Robert M.

Youngson, Robert M. 1926-

Youngson, Robert Murdoch.

Youngson, Robert Murdoch 1926-

ヤングソン, ロバート

ヤンソン, ロバート・M

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Covers
Encyclopedia of family healthScientific blunders : a brief history of how wrong scientists can sometimes beThe madness of Prince Hamlet & other extraordinary states of mindCollins dictionary of medicineCoping successfully with hay feverLiving with asthmaMedical curiosities : a miscellany of medical oddities, horrors, and humoursThe Royal Society of Medicine encyclopedia of family health : the complete medical reference library in one volume