Medicine's Ten Greatest Discoveries
tdlaing at nospam.dres.dnd.ca
Thu Aug 27 08:32:18 EST 1998
In article <35e48d82.1121898 at news.concentric.net>,
mike.conrad at nospam.usa.net wrote:
> In November, Yale University Press will publish
> "Medicine's Ten Greatest Discoveries", as written by
> Gerald W. Friedland and Meyer Friedman.
It's too bad only 10 could be listed. I would certainly have included
Ignaz Semmelweiss (washing hands between patients), Florence Nightingale
(clean nursing conditions) and Joseph Lister (asepsis during surgery)
greatly reduced mortality from post-partum and post-operative infections.
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