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The Doctors Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, And The Strange Story Of Ignac Semmelweis(Great Discoveries)

by Sherwin B. Nuland
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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.