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

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

Label
Bold women of medicine : 21 stories of astounding discoveries, daring surgeries, and healing breakthroughs
Title
Bold women of medicine
Title remainder
21 stories of astounding discoveries, daring surgeries, and healing breakthroughs
Statement of responsibility
Susan M. Latta
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Meet determined women who have dedicated their lives to saving others! From bold pioneers such as Florence Nightingale and Mary Edwards Walker, to modern-day medical heroines, readers will meet women who inspire withe their courage and persistence
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Latta, Susan M
Dewey number
610.82
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Age 12+
LC call number
R692
LC item number
.L37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in medicine
  • Women in medicine
  • Women physicians
  • Women physicians
  • Nurses
  • Nurses
  • Nurses
  • Women in medicine
  • Women physicians
Label
Bold women of medicine : 21 stories of astounding discoveries, daring surgeries, and healing breakthroughs, Susan M. Latta
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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!
Control code
ocn961410774
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 229 pages
Isbn
9781613734377
Lccn
2016057949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)961410774
Label
Bold women of medicine : 21 stories of astounding discoveries, daring surgeries, and healing breakthroughs, Susan M. Latta
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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!
Control code
ocn961410774
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 229 pages
Isbn
9781613734377
Lccn
2016057949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)961410774

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