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Youngson, R. M.

Overview
Works: 107 works in 317 publications in 7 languages and 4,376 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Scientific atlases  Atlases  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Anecdotes  Trivia and miscellanea  History  Handbooks and manuals  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Producer, Compiler, Editor
Classifications: RD31.3, 617
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. M Youngson
Encyclopedia of family health( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eighteen-volume guide to family health which includes answers to commonly asked medical questions
The Royal Society of Medicine health encyclopedia by R. M Youngson( )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 332 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
Collins dictionary of medicine by R. M Youngson( )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new and fully revised edition of the popular and authoritative 'Collins Dictionary of Medicine' is a value-for-money reference suitable for medical students, paramedics and all health service professionals
Scientific blunders : a brief history of how wrong scientists can sometimes be by R. M Youngson( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 268 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
The surgery book : an illustrated guide to 73 of the most common operations by Robert Youngson( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Dutch and English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In begrijpelijke taal en met behulp van illustraties wordt verteld wat er en hoe dat bij meer dan 70 van de meest toegepaste operaties gedaan wordt
Stroke! : a self-help manual for stroke sufferers and their relatives by R. M Youngson( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 200 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
Medical blunders by R. M Youngson( Book )

14 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The madness of Prince Hamlet & other extraordinary states of mind by R. M Youngson( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 188 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
Grief : rebuilding your life after bereavement by R. M Youngson( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 108 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
Living with asthma by R. M Youngson( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asthma is the fastest growing health problem, with 2,000 people dying annually. This book explains the whole subject in a clear, practical and non-technical manner. It draws on medical situations to illustrate the problems and how to deal with them
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 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes glossary and index
A brief history of bad medicine by Ian Schott( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 83 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
First aid by R. M Youngson( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Guinness encyclopedia of the human being by R. M Youngson( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 80 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 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een praktisch naslagwerk over gezondheid, ziekte en welzijn voor het gezin
The Guinness encyclopedia of science by R. M Youngson( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Encyclopedia of family health
Covers
The Royal Society of Medicine health encyclopediaCollins dictionary of medicineScientific blunders : a brief history of how wrong scientists can sometimes beThe surgery book : an illustrated guide to 73 of the most common operationsMedical blundersThe madness of Prince Hamlet & other extraordinary states of mindMedical curiosities : a miscellany of medical oddities, horrors, and humoursLiving with asthma
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

Languages
English (151)

Dutch (3)

Italian (2)

Chinese (1)

Persian (1)

Arabic (1)

Czech (1)