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Moments of truth : four creators of modern medicine

Author: Thomas Dormandy
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2003.
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Dormandy, Thomas.
Moments of truth.
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2003
(OCoLC)645679159
Named Person: R T H Laennec; Ignác Fülöp Semmelweis; Joseph Lister, Baron; Walter Reed; R T H Laennec; Ignác Fülöp Semmelweis; Joseph Lister, Baron; Walter Reed; R T H Laennec; Ignác Fülöp Semmelweis; Joseph Lister Lister, Baron; Walter Reed; R T H Laennec; Joseph Lister, Baron; Walter Reed; Ignác Fülöp Semmelweis
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Dormandy
ISBN: 0470863218 9780470863213 047086723X 9780470867235
OCLC Number: 54407483
Description: x, 563 pages : portraits
Contents: pt. I. Laennce and the stethoscope --
Ch. 1. Child of Brittany --
Ch. 2. Paris --
Ch. 3. Matters temporal and spiritual --
Ch. 4. Humdrum practice --
Ch. 5. Empire's end --
Ch. 6. The moment of truth --
Ch. 7. The last battles --
pt. II. Semmelweis and childbed fever --
Ch. 1. Roots --
Ch. 2. Vienna --
Ch. 3. Childbed fever --
Ch. 4. The moment of truth --
Ch. 6. Revolution --
Ch. 7. Pest --
pt. III. Lister and antiseptic surgery --
Ch. 1. Friends --
Ch. 2. The end of pain --
Ch. 3. Syme's pupil --
Ch. 4. Marriage --
Ch. 5. In John Hunter's footsteps --
Ch. 6. The moment of truth --
Ch. 7. The antiseptic principle --
Ch. 8. Edinburgh --
Ch. 9. King's --
Ch. 10. The great and the good --
pt. IV. Reed and the control of epidemics --
Ch. 1. A young christian gentleman from Virginia --
Ch. 2. Officer --
Ch. 3. Academic --
Ch. 4. Cuba --
Ch. 5. The moment of truth --
Ch. 6. Christmas and after.
Other Titles: Four creators of modern medicine
Responsibility: Thomas Dormandy.
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