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Cici est ma femme

Advantages: very detailed and interesting, good for medical practitioners
Disadvantages: can be difficult to understand the medical jargon

...was recommended to me when I went on an open day to Bristol University. The psychology lecturer (as this is the course i want to do) gave us many books to look at but this is the only I remeber because I thought the title was hilarious! I ask ...

Sabrina2090 24.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat - Oliver Sacks

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The best book of short factual stories ever!

Advantages: Incredibly fascinating
Disadvantages: Bring a dictionary for the psychology/neurology terminology!

This is on 'The Man who mistook his wife for a hat'! I may be bias because Oliver Sacks is my academic idol. I have followed much of his work but nothing compares to this book. As mentioned in another review it is filled with short entries about some o ...

abby458 31.03.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat - Oliver Sacks

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How's that for a muscle...

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This review is on The Muscle Book, which I only came across by chance back just before Christmas. I found it for £7.95 in my local branch of WHSmith, and although the actual price is printed on the outside of the back cover you may be able to find it for ...

dynamicnurse 22.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Muscle Book - Paul Blakey

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Useful guide on muscles and movement

Advantages: Clear diagrams of muscles and muscle groups useful for yoga and other body-work users
Disadvantages: Simple not too detailed

...A useful and easy to read book on the muscles in the body and their action, by a former ballet dancer and practising osteopath. I found the black and white diagrams very clear. There is a page for each of the main muscles, with information in the follow ...

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Review of The Muscle Book - Paul Blakey

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The definitive work

Advantages: All-encompassing, richly detailed, well written
Disadvantages: Length might put some people off

...Roy Porter’s monumental work is subtitled ‘A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present.’ The ambition of such a title is immense, but Porter triumphantly meets the challenge with this detailed, comprehensive and highly readable account of ...

Caro_R 29.07.2000 · Read full review

Review of The Greatest Benefit to Mankind (A Medical History of Humanity) - Roy Porter

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