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Bold women of medicine : 21 stories of astounding discoveries, daring surgeries, and healing breakthroughs / Susan M. Latta.

Latta, Susan M, (author.).

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Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library YA 610.82 LAT (Text) 70741000146652 Adult Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781613734377
  • Physical Description: ix, 229 pages ; photographs ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction : go tomorrow to the hospital to see the she doctors! -- Part I. The bold pioneers. Florence Nightingale : Victorian rule breaker -- Elizabeth Blackwell : medical pioneer -- Clara Barton : bold angel -- Marie Zakrzewska : woman's spirited ally -- Rebecca Lee Crumpler and Rebecca Cole : first African American women physicians -- Mary Edwards Walker : gutsy surgeon in pants -- Part II. Medical women making headway. Bertha Van Hoosen : unstoppable petticoat surgeon -- Susan La Flesche Picotte : a bridge between worlds -- Elizabeth Kenny : dogged nurse from the Outback -- Mary Carson Breckinridge : mountaineer nurse on horseback -- Helen Taussig : from blue to a lovely shade of pink -- Virginia Apgar : the Apgar score -- Part III. And today still fighting. Catherine Hamlin : the fistula pilgrims -- Edna Adan Ismail : the dump that became a hospital -- Anne Brooks : sister doctor with attitude -- Jerri Nielsen : icy courage -- Kathy Magliato : a persistent heart -- Bonnie Mason : taking it to the nth dimension -- Adele Levine : a leap of faith -- Sherrie Ballantine-Talmadge : back on the field!
Target Audience Note: Age 12+
Subject: Women in medicine > Biography.
Women in medicine > History.
Women physicians > Biography.
Women physicians > History.
Nurses > Biography.
Nurses > History.

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