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Smallpox, syphilis, and salvation : medical breakthroughs that changed the world / Sheryl Persson.

  • Persson, Sheryl Ann, 1952-
Date
2009
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Wollombi, NSW : Exisle Pub., 2009.

Physical description

344 pages ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 328-338) and index.

Contents

Eradicating the 'speckled monster' -- Establishing the germ theory of disease -- Outwitting the 'white plague' -- Of rats and fleas -- Banishing the 'strangling angel' -- Magic bullets -- A eureka moment -- Making a miracle out of a mould -- The march against polio -- Targeting childhood leukaemia.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    IK /PER
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781921497063
  • 1921497068