Download e-book for iPad: Bold Women of Medicine: 21 Stories of Astounding by Susan M. Latta

By Susan M. Latta

ISBN-10: 1613734379

ISBN-13: 9781613734377

Meet 21 made up our minds girls who've committed their lives to therapeutic others. within the nineteenth century, Florence Nightingale and Clara Barton—the "Lady with the Lamp" and the "Angel of the Battlefield"—earned their nicknames via bold to go into battlefields to assist wounded squaddies, endlessly altering the factors of drugs. modern day clinical heroines resembling Bonnie Simpson Mason, who harnessed the demanding situations of her power disorder and based a firm to introduce ladies and minorities to orthopedic surgical procedure, and Kathy Magliato, who jumped the hurdles to turn into a skilled doctor within the male-dominated area of center transplants, will motivate any younger reader attracted to the paintings, technological know-how, and lifechanging functions of drugs. enthusiasts of experience will stick with Mary Carson Breckinridge, the "nurse on horseback" who added infants within the Appalachian Mountains and believed that everybody, together with our poorest and so much susceptible voters, deserve strong wellbeing and fitness care, and Jerri Nielsen, the physician stationed in Antarctica who, bring to an end from support, needed to bravely deal with her personal breast melanoma. those and 15 different bold girls encourage with their braveness, endurance, and trust within the energy of either technological know-how and compassion.

Packed with pictures and informative sidebars and together with resource notes and a bibliography, Bold girls of Medicine is a useful addition to any student's or aspiring healthcare professional or nurse's bookshelf.

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