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Title Bold women of medicine : 21 stories of astounding discoveries, daring surgeries, and healing breakthroughs / Susan M. Latta.
Author Latta, Susan M.
Publication Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2017]
Description ix, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 610.82 L
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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!
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.
Audience Age 12+
Subject Nurses -- Biography.
Nurses -- History.
Women in medicine -- Biography.
Women in medicine -- History.
Women physicians -- Biography.
Women physicians -- History.
Nurses. (OCoLC)fst01041618
Women in medicine. (OCoLC)fst01177924
Women physicians. (OCoLC)fst01178296
Genre Young adult literature.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 1613734379 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781613734377 (cloth ; alk. paper) :

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