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A dame we knew : a tribute to Dame Cecily Pickerill

Author: Beryl Harris, (Nurse)
Publisher: [Wellington] : [Beryl Harris], [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"This is a story about the life and times of Dame Cecily Pickerill, a pioneering New Zealand plastic surgeon who operated on many hundreds of infants with cleft problems. Along with her husband she believed in the early repair for a thriving baby. She did not use a series of nurses for this but the babies' own mothers, whose immunity they passed to their infants and whose love covered 24 hour care, seven days a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Named Person: Cecily M Pickerill; Cecily M Pickerill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beryl Harris, (Nurse)
ISBN: 9780473307271 0473307278
OCLC Number: 898210855
Description: 207 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Beryl Harris.

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"This is a story about the life and times of Dame Cecily Pickerill, a pioneering New Zealand plastic surgeon who operated on many hundreds of infants with cleft problems. Along with her husband she believed in the early repair for a thriving baby. She did not use a series of nurses for this but the babies' own mothers, whose immunity they passed to their infants and whose love covered 24 hour care, seven days a week, no problems, no 'H Bug'. The many stories are written by many people who knew her and appreciated her care"--Back cover.

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