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The Resource The doctors' plague : germs, childbed fever, and the strange story of Ignác Semmelweis, Sherwin B. Nuland

The doctors' plague : germs, childbed fever, and the strange story of Ignác Semmelweis, Sherwin B. Nuland

Label
The doctors' plague : germs, childbed fever, and the strange story of Ignác Semmelweis
Title
The doctors' plague
Title remainder
germs, childbed fever, and the strange story of Ignác Semmelweis
Statement of responsibility
Sherwin B. Nuland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Analyzes how doctor Ignac Semmelweis's reforms of the medical field led to his discovery of the correlation between hand washing and reduced infection, recounting how his work contributed to the establishment of germ theory
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Nuland, Sherwin B
Dewey number
  • 618.740092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RG811
LC item number
.N85 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2003 O-830
  • WQ 11 GA8
NLM item number
N969 2003
Series statement
Great discoveries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Semmelweis, Ignác Fülöp
  • Semmelweis, Ignác Fülöp
  • Semmelweis, Ignác Fülöp
  • Semmelweis, Ignâac Fèulèop
  • Puerperal septicemia
  • Asepsis and antisepsis
  • Puerperal Infection
  • History, 19th Century
  • Sepsis
  • Austria
  • Histoire du 19ème siècle
  • Infection puerpérale
  • Asepsis and antisepsis
  • Puerperal septicemia
  • Septicémie puerpérale
  • Asepsie et antisepsie
Label
The doctors' plague : germs, childbed fever, and the strange story of Ignác Semmelweis, Sherwin B. Nuland
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip044/2003011412.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52295267
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9780393052992
Lccn
2003011412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52295267
  • (OCoLC)52295267
Label
The doctors' plague : germs, childbed fever, and the strange story of Ignác Semmelweis, Sherwin B. Nuland
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip044/2003011412.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52295267
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9780393052992
Lccn
2003011412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52295267
  • (OCoLC)52295267

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