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Author Obenchain, Theodore G., author

Title Genius belabored : childbed fever and the tragic life of Ignaz Semmelweis / Theodore G. Obenchain
Published Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2016]
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Contents List of Figures; Introduction; Puerperal Fever; Prodrome; Old School; New School; Vienna General Hospital; Puerperal Fever Theories; Assistantship; Enlightenment; Revolution; Semmelweis Speaks; Budapest; Aetiology; Reaction to Aetiology; Open Letters; Illness and Descent; Lower Austrian Mental Asylum; Resurrection; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 18, 2016)
Subject Semmelweis, Ignác Fülöp, 1818-1865.
Hand washing.
New mothers -- Health and hygiene -- History -- 19th century.
Obstetricians -- Hungary -- Biography.
Obstetrics -- History.
Puerperal septicemia -- Prevention -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0817390456 (electronic bk.)
9780817390457 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Childbed fever and the tragic life of Ignaz Semmelweis