(Many are lowlights)
Medical Effects on the Conduct of the Presidency
Politics and Presidential Illness
and his secret cancer operation
and his hypertensive cardiovascular disease
and his sterility
and his Addison disease cover-up
Medical Science and Presidential Illness
and the unfortunate attempts to save him
and the failed operation to save his life
and the triumph of modern trauma care
Historical Ramifications of Presidential Illness
and his mental capacity at Yalta and Potsdam
and his mental state during World War I reconstruction
his death, and the avoidance of Civil War
When the Patient is the President
-- did he have botulism?
-- did a childhood operation leave him impotent?
-- did he have diphtheritic hypermetropia?
The President as a Physician
-- attended medical school
-- overrules a doctor at Ellis Island
-- "A president of the United States, it might be assumed, is too busy or too important an official to deal with the kidney excretions of even the most influential convict."
"Oh, the Humanity!"