Despite being dead for over a year, famous author Agatha Christie saved a baby’s life in 1977. Her novel The Pale Horse described thallium poisoning so well that a nurse who’d been reading it was able to diagnose a sick 1-year-old who had doctors...
This leaflet was written by STARS (the Syncope Trust and Reflex Anoxic Seizures) and is used here with permission.
Agatha Christie Book Saves an Infant's Life
Brit Journal of Hosp Medicine repts that nurse Marsha Maitland at London's Hammersmith Hosp helped diagnose illness of dying infant who had same symptoms as character in Agatha Christie book The Pale Horse, which she was reading (S)
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