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Women in white coats : how the first women doctors changed the world of medicine

text Women in white coats : how the first women doctors changed the world of medicine

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"In the early 1800s, women were dying in large numbers from treatable diseases because they avoided receiving medical care. Examinations performed by male doctors were often demeaning and even painful. In addition, women faced stigma from illness-... Read more
Contents
Prologue: The forgotten history of healing -- A lady doctor -- Surely, she is a joke -- Another Elizabeth blazes the trail -- More than a nurse -- Young Sophia -- Sophia in America -- Facing down hurdles as America's first woman doctor -- Changing... Read more
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361 pages ; 24 cm
Publisher
Park Row 2021

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