The perfect gift for anyone who is interested in medicine, this pocket sized miscellany contains everything you ever wanted to know about medicine and much more. Have you ever wanted to know where the phrase 'going doolally' comes from? Or how Viagra works? Or what the health giving properties of whisky are? If so, look no further because An Essential Medical Miscellany contains it all. Designed as a mixture of quirky entertainment and information, as well as an occasional aide memoire for readers who work in healthcare, this essential miscellany would be ideal for your hypochondriac friends, your bedside table, your mother-in-law, your loo, your bookcase and for anyone who is into all things medical.
Ayan Panja MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFFP qualified as a doctor from the Imperial College School of Medicine, London in 1999. He lives in St Albans, Hertfordshire, and is a partner in a medical practice in North London.