In part 1 we start with the two-time Oscar price winner Elisabeth Tailor, who passed away in 2011 at the age of 79. Liz Taylor definitely led an exceptional life filled with glamour. But Liz Taylor also had more than 70 different medical conditions, accidents and injuries these included:*
Some medical professionals are eager to treat the rich and famous. But not all celebrities are “easy patients” and sometimes even doctors themselves are at risk of losing their life. In part 2 we take a look at the medical history of the dictator Josef Stalin.**
Why did Steve Jobs delay his surgery of his pancreas tumor? How did his personality influence his outcome? Could he even be alive today?
His feet were aching and his hands were numb. As he positioned the aortic cannula a sudden wave of pain shot through his body.
On the 12th of April Einstein experienced sudden and severe abdominal pain, but refused to call for a doctor. He knew what the cause of the pain was and he was prepared to die.
* Elisabeth Taylor (Credit: Dwiatmoko/Shutterstock.com)
** Josef Stalin (Credit: Chanau/Shutterstock.com)
*** Albert Einstein (Credit: thongyhod / Shutterstock.com)