Medical Lives in the Age of Surgical Revolution

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This book is an unusual history of doctors trained in Britain in the last quarter of the nineteenth century, and their careers in Britain and the empire. Anne Crowther and Marguerite Dupree describe the experience of a whole generation of doctors at a time of rapid changes in medical knowledge. Amongst them were Sophia Jex-Blake and the first group of medical women in Britain. Many became disciples of Joseph Lister as he trained them in his new methods of antiseptic surgery. Surgery was not confined to specialists, and ...

Medical Lives in the Age of Surgical Revolution 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521152839

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Medical Lives in the Age of Surgical Revolution 2007, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521835480

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