The Doctors' Plague

The Doctors' Plague

Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis

Book - 2003
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Ignac Semmelweis is remebered for the now commonplace notion that must wash their hands before examining patients. In mid-19th century Vienna, however, this was a subversive idea. This is the revealing narrative of one of the key turning points in medical history.
Publisher: New York : Atlas Books/W. W. Norton, c2003.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780393052992
Branch Call Number: B Semm
Characteristics: 191 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.


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