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Medicine / Cobalt Poisoning #1096534

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 07, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) How a medical mystery was solved because Dr. Juergen Schaefer††, who works at the Center for Undiagnosed Diseases in Marburg, Germany, recalled an episode of the TV series "House" reviewed; details given about how patient Dieter Kleinschnieder†† developed cobalt poisoning after a hip replacement; clip from “House” with actor Hugh Laurie†† shown. [SCHAEFER – says he uses the series to teach students to think about rare and unusual diseases.] The reaction from “House” creator David Shore†† noted.

Pelley, Scott;
LaPook, Jon

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