Jonathan Edlow, The Deadly Dinner Party & Other Medical Detective Stories

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Stories of sleuths solving mysteries have long captured the public’s imagination. As the popularity of the television series House, M.D. demonstrates, tales of medical intrigue unravelled by a thoughtful and perceptive doctor provide a winning formula. This compilation of bite-sized real-life accounts of fascinating diagnostic dilemmas and the medical reasoning that is applied to effect their resolution is indeed a gripping read, illustrating how the truth can be even more absorbing than fiction.

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Fine-Goulden, M., (2010) “Jonathan Edlow, The Deadly Dinner Party & Other Medical Detective Stories”, Opticon1826 8.

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Miriam Fine-Goulden (UCL)

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