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The Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis: 0 Paperback – 8 January 2010

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Nuland has managed to rediscover a critical moment in the history of medicine, the anxieties of which...persist today.-- "New York Times Book Review"

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Sherwin B. Nuland (1930--2014) was the National Book Award-winning author of How We Die and clinical professor of surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ *Norton agency titles; 1st edition (8 January 2010)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 208 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 039332625X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0393326253
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.72 x 1.52 x 20.32 cm
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