Ignaz Semmelweiss

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Ignaz Semmelweiss

  • In the mid 1850's many women who gave birth dies a few days later from childbed fever
  • Semmelweiss realised his medical students were going straight from deissecting bodies to delivering babies
  • He wondered if they were carrying the cause of the disease on there hands
  • Another Doctor died from a cut he inflicted whilst working on a corpse with…


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