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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]
©2016

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Description 1 online resource
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 Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 18, 2016)
Subject Semmelweis, Ignác Fülöp, 1818-1865.
Semmelweis, Ignác Fülöp, 1818-1865
Obstetricians -- Hungary -- Biography
New mothers -- Health and hygiene -- History -- 19th century
Puerperal septicemia -- Prevention -- History -- 19th century
Obstetrics -- History
Hand washing.
Sanitation.
Obstetrics.
Obstetrics
Hand Disinfection
Sanitation
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Medical.
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Hand washing
Obstetricians
Obstetrics
Sanitation
Hungary
Genre/Form collective biographies.
Biographies
History
Biographies.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780817390457
0817390456
Other Titles Childbed fever and the tragic life of Ignaz Semmelweis