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ISBN: 0393052990 / ISBN-13: 9780393052992

The Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis

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A great medical detective story, by the author of the bestselling "How We Die. The Doctors' Plague" is a riveting, revealing narrative of one of the ... Show synopsis

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  • The Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis (W. W. Norton & Company) – Hardcover (2003)
    by Sherwin B Nuland

    The Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis

    Hardcover, W. W. Norton & Company
    2003
    English
    191 pages

    ISBN: 0393052990
    ISBN-13: 9780393052992

    A great medical detective story, by the author of the best-selling How We Die. SURGEON, SCHOLAR, BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, Sherwin B. Nuland is one of our finest chroniclers of the history of medicine. Obsessed for twenty-five years with Ignac Semmelweis's strange story. Nuland tells it with the urgency and insight gained from his own studies and clinical experience. Ignac Semmelweis is remembered for the now-commonplace notion that doctors must wash their hands before examining patients. In mid-nineteenth-century Vienna, ... Show more

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