The Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis, Sherwin B. Nuland
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The Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis

Author: Sherwin B. Nuland

Narrator: Peter Lerman

Unabridged: 5 hr 11 min

Format: Digital Audiobook (DRM Protected)

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 06/30/2020

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Medical

Synopsis

An analysis of nineteenth-century Viennese doctor Ignac Semmelweis's reforms of the medical establishment describes his discovery of the correlation between hand washing and reduced infection, recounting how his early work contributed to the subsequent establishment of germ theory.

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